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[Sketchbook of preparatory drawings by Elizabeth Rivers for "A Picture Book" by Frank O'Connor]

Main Creator: Rivers, Elizabeth, 1903-1964, artist
Summary:Elizabeth Rivers was born in England in 1903 and studied art, especially wood engraving, at Goldsmith's College, London. She also studied under Andre Lhote and Gino Severini in Paris. She illustrated many books with her woodcuts or drawings such as "A Picture Book" by Frank O'Connor. She also illustrated several books written by herself such as "Stranger in Aran", Dublin 1946

Sketch of a cow in pencil l.c. on sketchbook cover and sketch of figures gathering rack, in pencil, on back cover of sketchbook
Published / Created: not after 1943
Notes:Total of 60 sides (1 leaf cut in half) in sketchbook, of which 43 sides are blank

Label on front cover of sketchbook: 'Series b 70 The "Spirax" Sketch Book containing 40 Leaves of Thick Sketching Paper ... George Rowney & Co., Ltd. Artists' Colourmen & Pencil Makers, London: W.1'. Another label on front cover from the supplier: 'George Hughes & Co, Stationers, 7, Merrion Row, Dublin

Sketches for: A Picture Book / by Frank O'Connor & illustrated by Elizabeth Rivers. - The Cuala Press, Dublin 1943 (Call No: LO. 2081)

Physical description: 1 sketchbook (17 drawings) pencil & pen 17.9 x 25.3 cm.

Credits:Attributed to Elizabeth Rivers
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