James Boswell

Sketchbook, with ‘La Flotte and Paris’ on the inside cover

[c.1953–4]

In Tate Britain
Created by
James Boswell 1906–1971
Title
Sketchbook, with ‘La Flotte and Paris’ on the inside cover
Date
[c.1953–4]
Format
Bound volume - sketchbook
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Ruth Boswell, the artist's widow in 1982
Reference
TGA 8224/57

Description

Ink, crayon, graphite and watercolour on paper, 254 x 186 mm

Page 1, sketch of a view of the Seine
Page 2, blank
Page 3, sketch of two men sitting in a park
Page 4, blank
Page 5, sketch of a woman knitting in a park
Page 6, blank
Page 7, sketch of a park scene
Page 8, blank
Page 9, study of a hotel room
Page 10, blank
Page 11, sketch of a street with book stalls
Page 12, blank
Page 13, sketch of a street scene with a newspaper kiosk
Page 14, blank
Page 15, sketch of a view from inside a café looking out onto a street
Page 16, blank
Page 17, sketch of the front of a building and parked cars
Page 18, blank
Page 19, study of a narrow street with a flower-sellers barrow
Page 20, blank
Page 21, sketch of a street scene with two women talking
Page 22, blank
Page 23, sketch of a view from a hotel room
Page 24, blank
Page 25, sketch of a view of houses and a beach
Page 26, blank
Page 27, sketch of a landscape with a beach and sea
Page 28, blank
Page 29, sketch of a landscape with a beach and two children playing in the sea
Page 30, blank
Page 31, sketch of a partial view of a room
Page 32, blank
Page 33, sketch of a beach scene with figures
Page 34, blank
Page 35, sketch of a group of objects on a beach
Page 36, blank
Page 37, sketch of a landscape with two figures looking over a wall
Page 38, blank
Page 39, sketch of a series of walls and a lighthouse
Page 40, motif of flowers and ribbons
Page 41, sketch of a covered passage way with workmen
Page 42, blank
Page 43, sketch of a post office seen from across a street
Page 44, blank
Page 45, sketch of a street scene with empty café tables
Page 46, blank
Page 47, sketch of a street scene with a cart
Page 48, blank
Page 49, sketch of a street scene with cobblestones and a market
Page 50, blank
Page 51, sketch a table with large cheese
Page 52, blank
Page 53, sketch of a seascape with two lighhouses
Page 54, blank
Page 55, sketch of the sea and townscape with boats and buildings including two large towers
Page 56, blank
Page 57, sketch of a road leading to a harbour
Page 58, blank
Page 59, study of restaurant furniture
Page 60, blank
Page 61, study of a restaurant table with bottles
Page 62, blank
Page 63, sketch of two piers jutting into the sea
Page 64, blank
Page 65, sketch of a jetty with a lighthouse and fishermen
Page 66, blank
Page 67, sketch of a ferry moored by a pier
Page 68, blank
Page 69, sketch of a view from the beach of heavy metal bridge leading to pier
Page 70, blank
Page 71, sketch of a landscape with thick walls
Page 72, blank
Page 73, sketch of thick walls near the sea
Page 74, blank
Page 75, sketch of a beach scene with bathers
Page 76, blank
Page 77, another sketch of a beach with bathers
Page 78, blank
Page 79, study of sand and pebbles on a beach
Page 80, blank
Page 81, study of a fishing boat
Page 82, blank
Page 83, sketch of large and small boats moored near a road
Page 84, blank
Page 85, sketch of a townscape by the edge of the sea
Page 86, blank
Page 87, sketch of a seascape with two piers and a boat
Page 88, blank
Page 89, sketch of a road and buildings seen from a pier
Page 90, blank
Page 91, sketch of a view of thick harbour walls
Page 92, blank
Page 93, sketch of boats moored by a harbour wall with a road on top
Page 94, blank
Page 95, sketch of a harbour scene
Page 96, blank
Page 97, sketch of a view of roads and buildings seen from a pier
Page 98, blank
Page 99, blank
Page 100, incomplete sketch

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