Sketchbook with 45 scenes, mostly landscapes and views, mostly rendered with color pencils: ... Sketchbook with 45 scenes, mostly landscapes and views, mostly rendered with color pencils: ... Sketchbook with 45 scenes, mostly landscapes and views, mostly rendered with color pencils: ... Sketchbook with 45 scenes, mostly landscapes and views, mostly rendered with color pencils: ...

Sketchbook with 45 scenes, mostly landscapes and views, mostly rendered with color pencils

Atkinson, J. Clayton

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West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.

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Lovely country landscapes, panaromas and cottages drawn by a sure hand with a real Impressionistic panache. N.d., circa 1900, based on the kind of album binder used. 4to. 27 by 19 cm. Most of the illustrations are done directly on the paper in the album, with some loose or attached via slits in the backing paper. And the vast majority are most of the page or one to a page, with a few pages with two illustrations. Place captions or short titles abound, although they are not always fully readable. There are mountain views, bridges, rivers, lakes, churches, gardens, streams, forests, groves, winter and summer views, and unnumerable cottages. There are also drawings of a few bouquets and flowers, and four drawings of butterflies. Finally, there is a black and white drawing of sailboats. A particular effective technique was Atkinson's use of a black pencil to provide an almost painterly sheen as well as provide some depth and motion. Wear to the cloth cover. Bookseller Inventory # 004777

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Title: Sketchbook with 45 scenes, mostly landscapes...

Binding: Cloth Binder

Book Condition: Very Good

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