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GLAHA 53012/10: Sketchbook of travels in Scotland and a tour to Kent: p. 18 Fuschia, Ascog, Bute c. 1894 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 53012/10
Sketchbook of travels in Scotland and a tour to Kent: p. 18 Fuschia, Ascog, Bute c. 1894
(sketchbook)

CRE MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie; (Scottish; 1868-1928)


Materials:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
17.2 x 11.4
Frame:
Marks:
inscr. b.r. vertically: "ASCOG"
References:
Notes:
This study of a fuschia is one of ten flower drawings in the sketchbook. it was probably drawn on the same trip as 53012/7. Mackintosh's interest in this genre stems partly from the design courses he took at the Glasgow School of Art where, along with other contemporary art schools, the study and analysis of plant form was an essential element in the training of designers. The page has been numbered inaccurately in an unknown hand as page 20.
Keywords:
SKETCHBOOK : DRAWING : SCOTLAND : CRM ONLINE : PLANT :

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