Sketchbook with 59 Folios, 10 blank

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Graphite and white chalk on off-white, brown, and green paper bound into a sketchbook
Overall: 5 x 8 in. ( 12.7 x 20.3 cm )
Inscribed: inside of front cover at upper right:"A. B. Durand / 91 Amity St./ New York", and the later address "South Orange, N.J." Inscribed: inside front cover at center: "The work of / my Father. / Property of Lucy M. Durand Woodman" Inscribed: ins

Inscribed on inner front cover at upper right in graphite: "A.B. Durand / 91 Amity… / New York"; at left: "South Orange / N.J."; at center: "The work of / my Father / ['Property of' by a later hand] Lucy M. Durand Woodman"

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Durand filled this pocket sketchbook with careful studies of tree trunks, branches and boulders. He usually worked in an upright format, echoing the vertical thrust of his subjects and sometimes extending his drawing over both pages in order to capture all of the motifs that interested him.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman

Descent through the artist's family

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group