Sketches

Rough drawings or paintings representing the chief features of objects or scenes; often made as quick records of a scene, object, or idea, or as a preliminary to a study for a larger work.

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Date: 1955 - 1956 From: [Mitchell, Victor Leonard William] 1925-1980 :[Studies for the Lower Hutt War Memorial Library murals. 1955-1956] By: Mitchell, Victor Leonard William, 1925-1980 Ref: B-125-078 Description: Inscriptions: Recto - centre right - artist's notes on colour Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil on sheet 353 x 276 mm
Date: 1983 - 1995 From: Ross, Gregory F A 1951- :[Red beech writing. Illustrations. 1970-1984]. By: Ross, Gregory F A, 1951- Ref: A-285-016 Description: Illustration to his publication "Red beech writing". Toronto: GFA Ross, 1995. 90p. Shows small hut with well-defined piles and hinged door, alone on bare hil...
Date: Dec. 27 [1845] From: Hutton, Thomas Biddulph (Rev), 1824-1886: [Three sketchbooks of New Zealand scenes and people. 1844-1847] By: Hutton, Thomas Biddulph, 1824-1886 Ref: E-111-3-004 Description: A view from what is now Meadowbank, looking across the Purewa Creek to Parnell. The artist is within a fenced-off area. A building can just be seen in Parnel...
Date: [ca 1975-1989] From: Minhinnick, Gordon, 1902-1992 :[111 original pencil and ink cartoons. 1930s-1980s] Ref: C-171-076 Description: Preliminary sketch for a cartoon. Shows a crowd of rugby fans climbing what appears to be a cloud. A rugby player is shown running through the gate into 'Rug...
Date: [ca 1975-1989] From: Minhinnick, Gordon, 1902-1992 :[111 original pencil and ink cartoons. 1930s-1980s] Ref: C-171-075 Description: Preliminary sketch for a cartoon. Shows a number of road cyclists (labelled 'Stock market') racing towards Taranaki. The cyclists all have long noses pointed...
Date: [ca 1975-1989] From: Minhinnick, Gordon, 1902-1992 :[111 original pencil and ink cartoons. 1930s-1980s] Ref: C-171-074 Description: Unfinished sketch for a cartoon, showing a number preliminary sketches of David Lange. In one he is shown opening a bottle of champagne. In another scene he ...
Date: 1853 From: Oliver, Richard Aldworth, 1811-1889: Sketches of New Zealand, European, and British landscapes and portraits Ref: B-178-100 Description: Watercolour and pencil landscape with thatched cottage and four cattle on a hillside. Aviemore is in Scotland. Inscriptions: Recto - bottom right - Aviemore...
Date: [ca 1830s-1860s] From: Oliver, Richard Aldworth, 1811-1889: Sketches of New Zealand, European, and British landscapes and portraits Ref: B-178-081 Description: Watercolour and pencil landscape with castle and smaller buildings, with prominent rock formation. Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Watercolou...
Date: 1853 From: Oliver, Richard Aldworth, 1811-1889: Sketches of New Zealand, European, and British landscapes and portraits Ref: B-178-101 Description: Watercolour and pencil landscape featuring Beaumaris Castle, in Wales. Inscriptions: Recto - bottom right - Beaumaris 1853 [pencil] Quantity: 1 drawing(s)....
Date: 28 March 1843 From: Oliver, Richard Aldworth, 1811-1889: Sketches of New Zealand, European, and British landscapes and portraits Ref: B-178-109 Description: Pencil landscape of Tivoli depicting view down the Aniene river valley with waterfall on left coming down from the Sabine hills. Tivoli is a town near Rome, ...
Date: 1861 From: Oliver, Richard Aldworth, 1811-1889: Sketches of New Zealand, European, and British landscapes and portraits Ref: B-178-102 Description: Watercolour and pencil landscape with Hafod-y-Llyn lake, in Wales. Verso - pencil sketches, technical drawings of screw mechanisms. Inscriptions: Recto - bo...
Date: [ca 1830s-1860s] From: Oliver, Richard Aldworth, 1811-1889: Sketches of New Zealand, European, and British landscapes and portraits Ref: B-178-020 Description: Watercolour full length portrait of seated female subject. Caption inscribed verso suggests this is in Poggi, Province of Imperia, Italy. Inscriptions: Vers...
Date: 1 April 1843 From: Oliver, Richard Aldworth, 1811-1889: Sketches of New Zealand, European, and British landscapes and portraits Ref: B-178-117 Description: Watercolour and pencil landscape with coastal view of Terracina in the Province of Latina, Italy. Depicts the Temple of Jupiter Anxur up on the hill. Verson ...
Date: [ca 1830s-1860s] From: Oliver, Richard Aldworth, 1811-1889: Sketches of New Zealand, European, and British landscapes and portraits Ref: B-178-105 Description: Watercolour and pencil landscape with two prominent trees. Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Watercolour and pencil on paper, 271 x 374 mm.
Date: 1868 From: Oliver, Richard Aldworth, 1811-1889: Sketches of New Zealand, European, and British landscapes and portraits Ref: B-178-085 Description: Watercolour landscape with prominent rocks and vegetation. Portmadoc is the Anglicised form of Porthmadog, in Wales. Inscriptions: Recto - bottom left - Old...
Date: [ca 1830s-1860s] From: Oliver, Richard Aldworth, 1811-1889: Sketches of New Zealand, European, and British landscapes and portraits Ref: B-178-043 Description: Watercolour and ink sketch of a donkey loaded with barrels and two figures (male and female) and small building, with mountains in background. Quantity: 1 d...
Date: [ca 1830s-1860s] From: Oliver, Richard Aldworth, 1811-1889: Sketches of New Zealand, European, and British landscapes and portraits Ref: B-178-083 Description: Watercolour and pencil landscape depicting valley in Saint-Beat, Upper Garenne (Haut Garonne), France, with castle ruins. Verso - watercolour sketch of donke...
Date: [ca 1830s-1860s] From: Oliver, Richard Aldworth, 1811-1889: Sketches of New Zealand, European, and British landscapes and portraits Ref: B-178-063 Description: Watercolour study of trees in a landscape with a body of water in foreground. Other titles (file print) - [Study of trees c. 1850] Quantity: 1 drawing(s). ...
Date: [ca 1830s-1860s] From: Oliver, Richard Aldworth, 1811-1889: Sketches of New Zealand, European, and British landscapes and portraits Ref: B-178-054 Description: Pencil sketch of a single-masted sailing vessel flying a British standard, with small sailing vessel in the distance. Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Desc...
Date: [ca 1830s-1860s] From: Oliver, Richard Aldworth, 1811-1889: Sketches of New Zealand, European, and British landscapes and portraits Ref: B-178-091 Description: Watercolour and pencil landscape with a mountain range in background showing snowy peaks, with dark clouds and indications of inclement weather approaching a...