Collection of forty sketchbooks and fragments of sketchbooks

1935–74

collection owner: Graham Sutherland OM, ‘Collection of forty sketchbooks and fragments of sketchbooks’ 1935–74

Available online is a collection for forty sketchbooks by Sutherland. These date from 1935-1974 and cover most of his career. They were started shortly after his first visit to Pembrokeshire, when he began the habit of going walking with a sketchbook to jot down the impressions and ideas he could use in his paintings.

Collection Owner
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs Kathleen Sutherland, the artist's widow, in 1981.
Reference
TGA 812

40 objects in this collection

Title
Collection of forty sketchbooks and fragments of sketchbooks
Date
1935–74
Description
Available online is a collection for forty sketchbooks by Sutherland. These date from 1935-1974 and cover most of his career. They were started shortly after his first visit to Pembrokeshire, when he began the habit of going walking with a sketchbook to jot down the impressions and ideas he could use in his paintings.
Reference
TGA 812