James Boswell

Sketchbook, with ‘Sketches-Writings’ on the spine

1944

Front cover

Created by
James Boswell 1906–1971
Date
1944
Dimensions
210 x 125 mm
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James Boswell, ‘Front cover’ 1944

In Tate Britain

Created by
James Boswell 1906–1971
Title
Sketchbook, with ‘Sketches-Writings’ on the spine
Date
1944
Format
Bound volume - sketchbook
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Ruth Boswell, the artist's widow in 1982
Reference
TGA 8224/73

Description

Ink, crayon, graphite and watercolour on paper, 210 x 125 mm

Page 1, numbers of pastels
Page 2, blank
Page 3, sketch of three small boats on the sea shore
Page 4, blank
Page 5, sketch of a man in an armchair, reading a book
Page 6, blank
Page 7, three studies of a boy reading
Page 8, blank
Page 9, sketch of a boy in a Victorian night shirt reading a book and a detail of a boy's face
Page 10, blank
Page 11, sketch of a decorated Christmas tree in a tub on a table
Page 12, blank
Page 13, page of notes about the number of words per page
Page 14, blank
Page 15, sketch of two cats
Page 16, blank
Page 17, page of miscellaneous notes, a small study of a cat and the exterior of a building
Page 18, blank
Page 19, three studies of helicopters
Page 20, blank
Page 21, two studies of Reactors
Page 22, page containing a note pertaining to the facing face, 'Page of notes about Mr Gun'
Page 23, page of notes about Mr Gun
Page 24, blank
Page 25, page two of notes about Mr Gun
Page 26, blank
Page 27, page three of notes about Mr Gun
Page 28, blank
Page 29, page of notes about Rufus Isaacs
Page 30, blank
Page 31, page of notes about William Goodwin
Page 32, blank
Page 33, page of personal notes and reminders
Page 34, blank
Page 35, page two of personal notes and reminders
Page 36, page three of personal notes and reminders
Page 37, blank
Page 38, page of notes on different sports
Page 39, blank
Page 40, page two of notes on different sports
Page 41, blank
Page 42, page containing a list of printers and magazines
Page 43, blank
Page 44, page of diagrams and small study of a lake with industrial machinery
Page 45, blank
Page 46, page of notes about 'Mr Gun'
Page 47, blank
Page 48, page two of notes about 'Mr Gun'
Page 49, blank
Page 50, page of slight notes and lists
Page 51, blank
Page 52, page two of slight notes and lists
Page 53, blank
Page 54, page three of slight notes and lists
Page 55, blank
Page 56, page four of slight notes and lists
Page 57, blank
Page 58, page five of slight notes and lists
Page 59, blank
Page 60, page of names and addresses
Page 61, blank
Page 62, two studies, figures on a beach, and boats on a beach
Page 63, blank
Page 64, page containing unidentified list
Page 65, blank
Page 66, page two containing an unidentified list
Page 67, blank
Page 68, study of a beggar holding a bowl
Page 69, page containing two studies
Page 70, study of a document folder
Page 71, blank
Page 72, page of lists of things to do
Page 73, blank
Page 74, page two of lists of things to do
Page 75, blank
Page 76, page of notes about coronations
Page 77, blank
Page 78, page two of notes about coronations
Page 79, blank
Page 80, page three of notes about coronations
Page 81, blank
Page 82, page four of notes about coronations
Page 83, blank
Page 84, page five of notes about coronations
Page 85, blank
Page 86, sketch of a seated man clutching a newspaper
Page 87, blank
Page 88, sketch of a man holding a newspaper
Page 89, blank
Page 90, page three of lists of things to do
Page 91, blank
Page 92, study of a bridge
Page 93, blank
Page 94, page of notes about plays
Page 95, blank
Page 96, page two of notes about plays
Page 97, blank
Page 98, page three of notes about plays
Page 99, blank
Page 100, page four of notes about plays
Page 101, blank
Page 102, two studies of boats and a sign
Page 103, blank
Page 104, study of boats
Page 105, blank
Page 106, page containing a list of stalls and activities
Page 107, blank
Page 108, page of notes about James Clay
Page 109, blank
Page 110, page two of notes about James Clay
Page 111, blank
Page 112, page of notes on hen rearing
Page 113, blank
Page 114, page two of notes on hen rearing, and a study of a hen
Page 115, blank
Page 116, page three of notes on hen rearing
Page 117, blank
Page 118, page of notes on groceries and grocers
Page 119, blank
Page 120, sketch of three rowing boats on dry land
Page 121, blank
Page 122, page containing design with arrows and stars
Page 123, blank
Page 124, page containing rough lines
Page 125, blank
Page 126, sketch of a market stall on wheels, selling fritters
Page 127, blank
Page 128, sketch of a standing figure with a slab
Page 129, blank
Page 130, sketch of two old-fashioned smoothing irons
Page 131, blank
Page 132, sketch of two heaters attached to gas pipes
Page 133, blank
Page 134, page containing unidentified lines
Page 135, blank
Page 136, page containing rough outline of an interior
Page 137, blank
Page 138, sketch of an ironing table with a sleeve board
Page 139, blank
Page 140, sketch of a tall glass in a metal holder and a spoon
Page 141, blank
Page 142, sketch of a market street with empty stalls
Page 143, blank
Page 144, sketch of the top of a building with chimneys
Page 145, blank
Page 146, study of an old man wearing a coat and a cap
Page 147, blank
Page 148, two small studies of a child in a room and a man with facial hair
Page 149, blank
Page 150, sketch of the rough outline of a figure (left side)
Page 151, sketch of the rough outline of a figure (right side)
Page 152, page of household notes
Page 153, blank
Page 154, sketch of seated figures at tables
Page 155, blank
Page 156, page of notes about London streets
Page 157, blank
Page 158, page of notes and addresses
Page 159, blank
Page 160, blank
Page 161, blank
Page 162, blank
Page 163, blank
Page 164, blank
Page 165, blank
Page 166, blank
Page 167, blank

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