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Interior Scene with Man Smoking and Woman Pointing (from Sketchbook)

Artist:
Francis William Edmonds (American, Hudson, New York 1806–1863 Bronxville, New York)
Date:
ca. 1838 and after
Medium:
Graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions:
6 5/8 x 8 in. (16.8 x 20.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Sheila and Richard J. Schwartz Fund, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.196.3mm verso
Not on view
The execution of sketches and studies was a crucial part of Edmonds’s creative process. Many of his drawings exist as independent works--apparently never taken further--but many others represent an initial step in his conception for paintings. This sketchbook, which he began about 1838, includes both types of drawings of a variety of subjects.
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