James Boswell

Sketchbook, with ‘Leeds, Portsmouth, London’ on the spine

Front cover

Created by
James Boswell 1906–1971
Date not known
253 × 204 mm
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In Tate Britain

Created by
James Boswell 1906–1971
Sketchbook, with ‘Leeds, Portsmouth, London’ on the spine
Date not known
Bound volume - sketchbook
Tate Archive
Presented by Ruth Boswell, the artist's widow in 1982
TGA 8224/74


Ink, crayon, graphite and watercolour on paper, 253 × 204 mm

Page 1, back, standing female nude
Page 2, 'At Kew Bridge' view of river and boats
Page 3, 'City Square Leeds' view of the square with equestrian statue seen from behind
Page 4, 'Gosport from Portsmouth Front' View of the harbour
Page 5, 'Kenilworth Rd Southsea' study of a house with trees and fence
Page 6, 'Kenilworth Road Southsea' Scene showing a bend in the road
Page 7, 'The main street Wootton Rivers' study of a street lined with thatched cottages
Page 8, 'Wootton Rivers' Thatched cottage with yard and barn
Page 9, 'Wootton Rivers' Thatched cottages near a road and a stream
Page 10, landscape with notes on colours and weather
Page 11, 'Pairey' study of a brook running under a small bridge
Page 12, 'The Camber Portsmouth' Tug and other boats in the harbour
Page 13, 'Portsmouth' harbour scene
Page 14, 'New Mill' Landscape with brook, bridge trees and thatched cottages
Page 15, 'St Peters Wootton Rivers' Church and graveyard
Page 16, unfinished wall
Page 17, 'Farm at Thornton-le-Fylde'
Page 18, 'In Fleetwood Docks' Tug moored at the dock
Page 19, 'Blackpool from Rossall' Landscape by the sea
Page 20, another study of Portsmouth harbour
Page 21, view of St Paul's Cathedral, London from the river
Page 22, head and tail of a giraffe
Page 23, body of a giraffe
Page 24, rough lines
Page 25, outline of the body of a giraffe
Page 26, studies of the legs and hooves of a giraffe
Page 27, studies of the neck and head of a giraffe
Page 28, study of the markings of a giraffe
Pages 29-31, unfinished studies of a giraffe
Page 32, body, legs and tail of a giraffe
Page 33, two small studies of fish and a boat

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