[Manuscript:] Preparatory sketches of cats.

Hale (Kathleen)

[Manuscript:] Preparatory sketches of cats.

Description: watercolour and pencil with ink used for guide-text in a couple of instances, pp. [12], 18 x 22 cm approx., leaves removed from sketchbook, a couple still joined, good condition

Publication Details: n.d,

Notes: Work for an unpublished book on cats by an illustrator best-known for her feline character Orlando - in some places offering only a vague outline of the form that the finished work may have taken, but in a few cases more fully realised, with anatomical and figural studies of her subject. The majority are border designs surrounding an empty text-box, some with captioning or guide-text. The manner of the project appears to be a reference work, and it is interesting to see how the quality of her Orlando illustrations is informed by her studies of the animal, but Hale's characteristic wit still em...more

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Subject: Modern Illustrated

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Stock Number: 62142

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