Heroic Drawings inspired by Shakespeare, Milton and Howard
The drawings on this page come from the second of three sketch books that George Romney completed between 1792 and 1794. The sketchbooks can viewed interactively by clicking on the cover below. Press escape to exit the viewer. Or in a photo gallery of the individual pages further down the page.
A&H Sketch book 2
Contents: Seventeen drawings – thirteen for John Howard Visiting a Lazaretto, three drawings for The Effects of Envy and Pride, one page of figure sketches for an unidentified composition. Half-calf binding with marbled boards. 38pp of wove paper watermarked ‘Whatman’. The cover inscribed by the artist ‘Satan / Howard’. The Sketchbook: 14.5×23.5cms. The Pages: 14x23cms
Read an introduction to George Romney the Late Drawings by Alex Kidson here