LevelItem
Ref NoEHS/E/24
TitleSketchbook
DateMay 1901-December 1902?
Extent1 volume
DescriptionStudent notebook, inscribed on the front cover with Shepard's addresses and the date he began sketching in the book. Contains a variety of pencil and ink sketches: studies of people, buildings, animals, and objects; caricatures; landscapes; and [initial drawings for commercial illustrations?]. Annotated drawings include: "Saturday night whos [sic] got the key" (humorous cartoon of [himself and his studiomate?] with groceries); "Brown should look where he is going" [for TOM BROWN'S SCHOOLDAYS?]; "Fancy Maid V" [a cow, used repeatedly in later works]; "Greenwich Sept 13th 1901" (a pencil sketch of police officers or firemen); a technically oriented drawing of an artillery piece; "Robert Taber Novr 15th 1902"; "Constance Collier Nov 15/02"; "Mr Beerbohm Tree Nov. 15 /02". Possibly the most useful sketchbook for exhibitions.
Physical DescriptionGreen moire covers and binding: front cover is coming loose.
CategorySketchbooks
ExhibitionsKunstenaar in oorlogstijd. E.H. Shepard, tekenaar van Winnie-the-Pooh (Artist in wartime. E.H. Shepard, draughtsman of Winnie -the-Pooh) exhibition at Museum Huis Doorn in the Netherlands, August to December 2017.
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