Title: Collection of Original Pencil Sketches, ...
Publisher: late-19th or early 20th century, Europe
Book Condition: Near Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
A collection of original artwork, possibly all by the same artist, though only one of the three groups is signed (E. H. Holmes). The collection includes: 2 pencil sketches heightened in white (5x6.5 inches), both dated 1852, showing a part of the Berry Pomeroy castle, and Marldon Church in Devon; 14 pencil sketches (5.25x8.25 inches) of Greek and Roman men and women, likely drawn from statues; 11 beautiful landscapes, each in pencil and gouache and heightened in white, oval-shaped on heavy cardstock white leaves (10.5x7 inches), some of them identified in the lower margin (Ardennes, Tower of Refuge at the Isle of Man, Baltimore Head, and more). All works are nicely accomplished, and loose, suitable for framing. The occasional graphite finger-smudge, else fine. Bookseller Inventory # D6746
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