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Sketchbook bound in brown leather with tooling and metal clasp containing 82 numbered leaves (including 22 blank leaves) and a fly-leaf, repaired with additional fly-leaves, with mainly coastal views of Spain, Portugal and Barbary, figure studies, pigs and cuttle-fish, and some more finished scenes of interiors, mostly on the recto and verso; from f61 the sketchbook has been used in reverse; including views of Gibraltar, Apes Hill, Bay of Biscay, Pharos (Faro), Leghorn (Livorno), Isle of St Lycarga (?), Cape Finisterre, Rock of Lisbon, Mount Escarpio (?), Cape St Antonio, Ladrona (?), Falmouth, Needles, Isle of Wight, studies of sailors, Greeks and a woman of Leghorn, and an illustration to Goldsmith's 'Citizen of the World'. 1795
Most sketches in pen and grey or brown ink with grey wash over graphite, several without wash, some in graphite, and a few wash drawings in brown or grey with pen and ink over graphite
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Height: 191 millimetres
Width: 115 millimetres (covers)
- Curator's comments
- One leaf has been cut away. See the Register for a description of individual leaves, and Kim Sloan, "William Artaud: history painter and 'violent democrat'"
Burlington Magazine, February 1995, pp.76-85.
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Associated Title: Citizen of the World
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