Sketchbook, Architectural Drawings, 1857 or 1858

  • Gordon W. Lloyd, American, 1832-1904

Graphite pencil on paper

  • Framed: Overall (sketchbook): 5 1/2 × 8 1/2 × 1/2 inches (14 × 21.6 × 1.3 cm) Overall (each sheet): 5 × 7 3/4 inches (12.7 × 19.7 cm)

Gift of Ernest Lloyd

47.108

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Architecture
  • Graphite
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Landscapes (representations)
  • Sketchbook

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

[many of the sketches are initialed by the artist]

[most of the individual pages have descriptions of site locations and dates] Typed, on sheet, placed in front of notebook: American (Detroit) | Gordon W. Lloyd (1832 - 1904) | Sketchbook, 38 leaves (34 with drawings). Pencil drawings of landscapes, architecture and architectural drawings made on trip through Belgium, Germany (Rhine), Switzerland and France during 1857 and 1858. Pencil on paper, leaves 7 3/4 x 5. Typed, on index card in sketchbook: Sketches by Gordon W. LLoyd done during several tours of France and Germany. Mr. Lloyd was sent to Europe as part of his architectural training and made numerous skeches of monuments in England, France, Germany and Italy.

Provenance

1947-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Gordon W. Lloyd, Sketchbook, Architectural Drawings, 1857 or 1858, graphite pencil on paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Ernest Lloyd, 47.108.