Harriet Cheney (1771-1848) – A Fine Album of Landscapes and Classical Studies
DescriptionA fine album of approximately 17 drawings executed in graphite, pen and ink and watercolour, depicting scenes at Blake Hall, Tivoli, Italy, portraits and studies after Raphael. All pages are inscribed with description and dates. The inside front cover is inscribed "H. Cheney / Gift of E. Cheney, Beverley, Sep 1824 Vol LV". Pages measure 25 x 35.5 cm. Some pages are missing.
Condition is typical for pictures of this age including some discolouration and some wear to sheet edges, some pages have come loose within the album.
25.8 x 19.4cm (10.2" x 7.6")
Scenes include "Shrimp Fishers, Hornsea, Oct 1824", "Black Hall, July 1825", "Tivoli, July 1826", "After Raphaello in the Vatican", "Kilcolman Castle", "Cambridge, May 1825", "After Rubens" and others (all inscribed).
Harriet Cheney was a well renowned artist, and her works have fetched large sums of money at auction, including at Christie's.
|Artist||Harriet Cheney (1771-1848)|
|Date||Early 19th Century|
|Dimensions||25.8 x 19.4cm|
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