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Sketchbook, ca. 1950

Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988


Item Information

Title: Sketchbook

Date: ca. 1950

Physical Details: Sketchbook : 1 v. : graphite and ink ; 10 x 15 cm.

Description: 19 p. There are sketches on many of the pages? versos. Graphite and pen were used to create the images and for Bishop?s discussions on form, subject, and content in works of art as well as her lists of artists and their works of art which she might have seen on a museum visit. The images are loosely sketched and many are indiscernible. Images that are more complete include: a sitting man wearing a hat, two men, one behind a newspaper and one looking at the viewer, a sitting woman, and a study of two faces, one profile and one frontal.

Creator: Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988

Forms part of: Isabel Bishop papers, 1914-1983

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Isabel Bishop. Sketchbook, ca. 1950. Isabel Bishop papers, 1914-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 5749