Sketchbook of Figure and Landscape Subjects

Francis William Edmonds American

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The execution of sketches and studies was a crucial part of Edmonds’s creative process. Many of his drawings exist as independent works--apparently never taken further--but many others represent an initial step in his conception for paintings. This sketchbook, which he began about 1838, includes both types of drawings of a variety of subjects.

Sketchbook of Figure and Landscape Subjects, Francis William Edmonds (American, Hudson, New York 1806–1863 Bronxville, New York), Drawings in graphite and pen and brown ink on off-white wove paper, bound in marbled paper with leather spine and corners, American

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