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Sketchbook, Mid-19th Century.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1090
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Sketchbook, Mid-19th Century. Small oblong format, approximately thirty leaves, containing dozens of pencil drawings that begin with simple studies of shaded objects, and progress to boulders, trees, shacks, log cabins, portraits, and eventually amusing genre scenes, including a group of drunk soldiers around a tent, and a bear attacking a young woman, and other frontier subjects; half leather, condition a bit rough, 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $50-100


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Architecture, Construction, Drawing, Log cabin, Sketchbook, Vernacular architecture, Visual arts, Woodworking

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