Sketchbook with 44 Folios, 14 blank

Object Number: 
1918.60
Medium: 
Graphite and white gouache on paper bound into a sketchbook
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. ( 23.5 x 31.1 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed on inner front cover at upper left in graphite: "A.B.Durand"
Description: 
Sketchbook
Gallery Label: 
This detailed study, highlighted with white, focuses our attention on the massive tree with roots exposed and clinging to the eroding bank of a river or lake. The motif was a favorite of the artist and appears frequently in Durand's oil studies and exhibition paintings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman
Provenance: 
Descent through the artist's family
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group