Eastman Johnson (American, 1824-1906). <em>Anatomy Sketchbook</em>, 1849. Graphite on beige, medium weight, slightly textured laid paper, Sketchbook: 17 1/8 x 11 1/16 x 3/8 in. (43.5 x 28.1 x 1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Albert Duveen, 40.61 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.61_page00_cover_front_IMLS_PS4.jpg)

Anatomy Sketchbook

Artist:Eastman Johnson

Medium: Graphite on beige, medium weight, slightly textured laid paper

Dates:1849

Dimensions: Sketchbook: 17 1/8 x 11 1/16 x 3/8 in. (43.5 x 28.1 x 1 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 2N12, G502

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 40.61

Image: 40.61_page00_cover_front_IMLS_PS4.jpg,front cover

Catalogue Description:
Sketchbook of 21 leaves bound between cardboard covers lined with dark brown marbled paper. Contains the following anatomical sketches: Inside front cover: sketch of man's head Page 1: gridded studies of skull and top and profile view of bones of foot Page 2: color notations, including "light blues", "light yellow", "dark", "dark bluish", "blue", "[illegible] / dark cool" Page 3: sketch of skull Pages 5, 7, & 9: studies of torso of skeleton Page 11: studies of arm bones Pages 13 & 15: studies of leg bone Pages 18-19: gridded outlines of male body (profile, rear, & frontal views) Page 21: several vertical grid lines (no other drawing) Page 23: gridded outline of male body Page 25: gridded outline of female body (front and rear views) Page 26: short list of measurements in upper right Page 27-28: page missing (cut out) Page 29: inscription at top of page, "Venus of Milo 66 inches high -- From the [facis?] to line D 15 1/2 in. ... " [long list of proportional measurements] Remaining pages blank

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