Francis William Edmonds (American, Hudson, New York 1806–1863 Bronxville, New York)
ca. 1838 and after
Graphite on off-white wove paper
8 x 6 5/8 in. (20.3 x 16.8 cm)
Sheila and Richard J. Schwartz Fund, 1987
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.
Artist: Francis William Edmonds (American, Hudson, New York 1806–1863 Bronxville, New York)Date: ca. 1838 and laterMedium: Drawings in graphite and pen and brown ink on off-white wove paper, bound in marbled paper with leather spine and cornersAccession: 1987.196.3On view in:Not on view