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Sketchbook with 44 Folios, 14 blank

Sketchbook with 44 Folios, 14 blank
Title
Sketchbook with 44 Folios, 14 blank
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 )
Description 
Sketchbook
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1918.60
Inscriptions 
Inscribed on inner front cover at upper left in graphite: "A.B.Durand"
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.
Provenance 
Descent through the artist's family
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group