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Sketchbook: Marines

William Trost Richards

American Art

MEDIUM Graphite on white paper
DIMENSIONS 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (92 pages)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1993.225.8
CREDIT LINE Gift of Edith Ballinger Price
RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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CAPTION William Trost Richards (American, 1833-1905). Sketchbook: Marines. Graphite on white paper, 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (92 pages). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Edith Ballinger Price, 1993.225.8
IMAGE overall, 1993.225.8.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Sketchbook of 92 pages, with 75 drawings, mostly in graphite except 1 in blue crayon. Subjects are primarily marine scenes, with the exception of the final two sketches which are figural. Inscribe on front cover "Richards / [Orchard?] ave" p1 blank p2 blank p3 loose sketch of marine view p4 small loose sketch of waves p4verso - p5 panoramic marine view, loosely sketched p5verso - p6 panoramic marine view, loosely sketched p6verso - p7 panoramic marine view, loosely sketched p7verso - p8 panoramic marine view, loosely sketched p8verso - p9 panoramic marine view, loosely sketched p9verso - p10 panoramic marine view, loosely sketched p11 smudged, rocky cliff/shoreline and water p12 loose sketch of waves p13 loose sketch of waves p14 marine scene; waves, storm clouds, 2 boats on horizon (?); in artist's compositional frame p15 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p16 panoramic marine view, loosely sketched p17 panoramic marine view, loosely sketched p17verso small sketch of a rock p18 small sketch of a rock p19 marine scene with rocky cliff in artist's compositional frame p20 marine scene with rocky cliff in artist's compositional frame p21 marine scene with rocky cliff in artist's compositional frame p22 marine scene with rocky cliff in artist's compositional frame p23 marine scene with rocky cliff in artist's compositional frame. Inscribed at lower left, "[Clovey?]" p24 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p25 loosely sketched marine scene in artist's compositional frame p26 loosely sketched marine scene in artist's compositional frame p27 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p28 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p29 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p30 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p31 marine scene in artist's compositional frame (traces of watercolor splatter on page and facing page[30 verso]) p32 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p33 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p34 marine scene with large rock/island in artist's compositional frame (traces of watercolor splatter on 33verso and 34) p35 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p36 marine scene with ship on horizon in artist's compositional frame p37 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p38 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p39 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p40 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p41 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p42 marine scene with floating buoy in artist's compositional frame p43 marine scene with rocky coastline in artist's compositional frame p44 marine scene with rocks in artist's compositional frame p45 lightly sketched, serene marine scene in artist's compositional frame p46 marine scene with rocky coast in artist's compositional frame p47 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p48 marine scene with rocky coast in artist's compositional frame p49 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p50 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p51 compositional frame, with lightly sketched clouds above horizon line p52 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p53 marine scene with floating buoy in artist's compositional frame p54 marine scene with floating buoy in artist's compositional frame p55 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p56 in blue crayon, marine scene in artist's compositional frame p56verso oriented upside down, loose sketch of rocky cliffs/coastline and waves p57 blank p58 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p59 loosely sketched marine scene in artist's compositional frame p60 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p61 lightly sketched marine scene in artist's compositional frame p62 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p63 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p64 loosely sketched marine scene in artist's compositional frame; almost illegible p65 line outlines of marine scene in artist's compositional frame p66 loosely and lightly sketched marine scene in artist's compositional frame p67 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p68 marine scene in artist's compositional frame p69 blank (small scribble in lower right corner) p70-82 blank p82verso oriented upside down, marine scene in artist's compositional frame p83 blank p84 blank p84 verso oriented upside down, marine scene in artist's compositional frame p85 blank p86 blank p86 verso oriented upside down, marine scene, rocks and turbulant waves p87 blank p87verso - p88 oriented upside down, marine scene p88verso small scribble at right p89 blank p89 verso - p90 oriented upside down, marine scene p90 verso - p91 oriented upside down, marine scene p92 sketch of a woman sketching p92 verso light sketch of two figures (aritists sketching?); some markings in blue, gray, and yellow pastel.
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