Assorted Vignette Sketches

Assorted Vignette Sketches
Title
Assorted Vignette Sketches
Date 
1841
Medium 
Graphite on two sheets of beige paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 5/8 x 13 5/8 in. ( 27 x 34.6 cm ) mat: 14 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. ( 36.2 x 48.9 cm )
Description 
Marine details
Credit Line 
Gift of The Misses Margaret and Ellen Peters
Object Number 
1951.739f
Marks 
signature and date: lower right: "W. R. Miller/March 23, 1841"
Inscriptions 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in black ink: "W.R. Miller / March 23d. 1841"; inscribed along upper edge in graphite: "Very pleasing woodsy Scenery down betwixt Woot. and ...[?] / July 6th 1842"; various other annotations near images, including "Tues. near London"
Gallery Label 
This is a series of interesting little thumbnail sketches, mostly of sailboats, and a few of people. One small study is inscribed: "Trees near London."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group