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Shirlaw, Walter, 1838-1909


Item Information

Title: Sketchbook

Date: ca. 1859

Physical Details: Sketchbook : 1 v. ; 11 x 18 cm.

Description: [Sketchbook], ca. 1895 / Walter Shirlaw, artist. 1 v. : watercolor ; 11 x 18 cm. Dorothea A. Dreier papers, 1887-1916. Archives of American Art.

A canvas-covered sketchbook, with approximately 33 pages, containing figure and landscape studies in graphite and watercolor. Images include some Biblical and possibly mythological themes. Most of the studies are signed WS.

Creator: Shirlaw, Walter, 1838-1909

Forms part of: Dorothea A. Dreier papers, 1881-1941, bulk 1887-1923

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Walter Shirlaw. Sketchbook, ca. 1859. Dorothea A. Dreier papers, 1881-1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 6083