James Boswell

Sketchbook, with ‘1953’ inside front cover

1953

Front cover

Created by
James Boswell 1906–1971
Date
1953
Dimensions
259 x 205 mm
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James Boswell, ‘Front cover’ 1953

In Tate Britain

Created by
James Boswell 1906–1971
Title
Sketchbook, with ‘1953’ inside front cover
Date
1953
Format
Bound volume - sketchbook
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Ruth Boswell, the artist's widow in 1982
Reference
TGA 8224/49

Description

Ink, crayon, graphite and watercolour on paper, 259 x 205 mm

Page 1, part of deck of a boat with two funnels
Page 2, detail of the base of a ship's mast
Page 3, studies of boat funnels, chimney, lamp post and mast
Page 4, deck of a boat with control cabin
Page 5, front, mast and folded sail of a boat
Page 5, back, small studies of a jockey, heads and a kneeling figure at prayer
Page 6, seated woman reading a newspaper
Page 7, junction of two streets
Page 8, study of King's Cross Station
Page 9, busy street corner
Page 10, menswear shop on street corner
Page 11, man in an overcoat standing in front of two pictures on a wall
Page 12, man and woman with a dog and a box containing a cat
Page 13, top half of a reclining woman
Page 14, studies of a sleeping cat
Page 15, wall drawn from two different angles
Page 16, head and shoulders of a woman looking down
Page 17, blank

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