|Main Creator:||Mackintosh, Charles Rennie, 1868-1928, artist.|
82 drawings, half of which were executed in Scotland and other half in Italy.
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[between ca. 1888 and 1891].
Inscribed in pencil on verso of front cover: "Sketchbook (1) of Chas R McIntosh / 140 Bath St. / Glasgow".
Inscribed in ink by Henry Farmer, (1882-), u.c. of page 1 of sketchbook: "Oscar Paterson was an artist in stained glass. Specimens / of his work may be seen in Kirkwall Cathedral. He married / Sarah Kerrigan of Birr Barracks, Eire, & I taught / their eldest child - Oscar Junr. - the violin. / Henry Farmer of Birr".
Book list of titles held by the Mitchell Library, Glasgow, inscribed by the artist in pencil on verso of back cover of sketchbook.
Sketchbook bound in linen. Label on verso of front cover "G. Davidson, / Artists' Colourman, / 123 Sauchiehall St., Glasgow".
Charles Rennie Mackintosh won the Alexander Thomson Travelling Studentship and set out for Italy in spring 1891. Up to 41 of the opening drawings in this sketchbook were executed in Scotland over three years preceding the Italian trip.
Beginnings : Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Early Sketches / Elaine Grogan. - Oxford : Architectural Press published in association with the National Library of Ireland, 2002.
Exhibited as part of 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh in France ; Landscape Watercolours', 26 November 2005 - 5 February 2006, Dean Gallery, National Galleries of Scotland
Exhibited as part of 'Alexander Thomson; The Unknown Genius' 24 June - 19 September 1999, The Lighthouse, Glasgow
Physical description: 1 sketchbook (92 pages ; 82 drawings) : pencil & watercolour ; 12.6 x 17.6 cm..
Oscar Paterson, (1863-1934), acquired the sketchbook and presented it to Henry Farmer, (1882-), who donated it to the National Library of Ireland.
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.