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Harrison Cady sketchbook, ca. 1943

Cady, Harrison, 1877-1970


Item Information

Title: Harrison Cady sketchbook

Date: ca. 1943

Physical Details: Sketchbook : 1 v. : various media ; 28 x 38 cm.

Description: 25 p. Both front and back covers are intact; pages are in very good condition and spiral bound.

Graphite, crayon, pen, and watercolor were used to make sketches. Many of the sketches are detailed and colored.

Images are of Rockport, Massachusetts, a small fishing village where Cady spent each summer beginning in 1896. Images include: scenes of fishing boats in the water or docked with houses in the background, a family eating dinner outside, a couple walking past the Coast Guard station at night, two people fishing from a dock, a group of artists leaving for a day of painting, three different sketches of artists painting, a number of images of the everyday life of a quiet neighborhood, numerous studies of men smoking pipes, and the judging of a community baby contest.

Creator: Cady, Harrison, 1877-1970

Forms part of: Harrison Cady papers, 1902-2002

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Harrison Cady. Harrison Cady sketchbook, ca. 1943. Harrison Cady papers, 1902-2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 5747