Contains sketches on many of the pages' versos and on the inside of both the front and back covers. Entire book is dedicated to sketches of decorative patterns for silver flatware. In addition, there are 3 studies of heads on the inside of the back cover. Condition: Front and back covers have almost separated from sketchbook. Pages are becoming brittle and are starting to become unbound. Water stains are apparent on the front cover and throughout the sketchbook.
William Michael Harnett sketchbook, 1870. William Harnett sketches, 1870. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560