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Alexander, John White, 1856-1915


Item Information

Title: Sketchbook

Date: ca. 1884

Physical Details: Sketchbook : 1 v. : graphite and ink ; 11 x 20 cm.

Description: 37 p. There are sketches on many of the pages' versos. Pages 15, 20-33, front of 34, 35, and 37 are blank. Images include: studies of figures, studies of camels and donkeys, landscape and seascape panoramic views (two of the scenes have windmills), architectural studies (including two different views of a mosque), various views/scenes of a village (more than one village could possibly be represented).

Condition: Front cover has separated from sketchbook, back cover is still attached. Pages are clean and in good condition, starting to become unbound.

Stamped on the inside of the back cover: "The Palette Art Co. 76 Fourth Ave., N.Y. Artist Materials of Every Description and Draughtsmen's Supplies."

Creator: Alexander, John White, 1856-1915

Forms part of: John White Alexander papers, 1775-1968, bulk 1870-1915

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: John White Alexander. Sketchbook, ca. 1884. John White Alexander papers, 1775-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 5746