Album of Original sketches


The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

Bound album. On page one is a "Portrait of the artist, J. McLenan, drawn by himself. May 59." The subjects include genre and domestic scenes, studies of types of people, newsboys, bootblacks, caicatures, comic strips, illustrations for proverbs, Squier's "Waikua - Story of the Gold Coast," the "death of Manitou," and "Alabama Sketches."

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  • Title: Album of Original sketches
  • Creator: John McLenan (American, 1827-1865)
  • Date Created: 1859
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Artist: John McLenan (American, 1827-1865), Artist: American
  • Provenance: William T. Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: drawings
  • Medium: pen, pencil, ink wash and watercolor
  • Dimensions: H: 7 1/16 x W: 9 3/4 in. (18 x 24.7 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1983

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