100 Drawings by Rockwell Kent
Book Illustrations

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Representing the largest body of work in the drawing collection, the sketches for Kentís book illustrations number in the hundreds. Most of these works are preliminary sketches, in various stages, that lead up to the final ink drawing. In several cases the final drawings are in the collection. Several of the images on exhibit were never published in the format that Kent intended. The USSR and the Hans Christian Anderson Fairytale drawings were never published.

73. Leaves of Grass: Frontispiece
c1936
pencil on paper
13 3/4 x 8 3/8"
P52000.49.1
74. In Sight of Eden: Chapter Drawings
1934
ink on paper mounted on board
11 1/4 x 8 1/2"
P52000.62 a-d
75. Hans the Eskimo: Eskimo Dwelling
1934
ink on paper
8 1/2 x 9 1/2"
P52000.89
76. Cabin Scene
nd
pencil on paper
4 1/2 x 8 1/2"
P52000.25
77. Canterbury Tales: Nonne's Priest's Tale
1930
ink drawing on paper mounted on board
11 5/8 x 7 3/8"
P52000.11
78. Faust: Who Calls Me & I See Only a Plain Black Poodle
1941
pencil and paper
11x 8 5/8"
P52000.31.4
79. Faust: Damed Beast & I Think I'll Open It
1941
pencil and paper
11 x 8 5/8"
P52000.31.5
80. Of Men and Mountians: Frontispiece Study
1959
pencil on paper
9 1/4 x 11 3/4"
P52000.85
81. Greenland Journal: Jacket Cover
1962
watercolor & gouache on board
13 5/8 x 11"
P52000.50.2
82. Study for Greenland Couple
c1930
pencil on paper
11 x 8 1/2"
P52000.71.1
83. Two Men Cutting Trees
c1930
ink on board
29 1/2 x 23 5/8"
P42005.5.1
84. Shakespeare: Macbeth Study
c1936
pencil on paper
11 1/2 x 8 1/2"
P52000.75
85. Saga of Gisli: Warrior Study
c1936
pencil on paper
8 3/8 x 6 7/8"
P52000.76
86. Jungle Scene
1927
ink on paper
4 x 3 1/2"
P52000.73
87. Hans Christian Anderson Fairytales: The Six Swans II
nd
black and sepia ink on paper mounted on board
10 7/8 x 7 5/8"
P52000.14.2
88. Hans Christian Anderson Fairytales: The Six Swans I
nd
black and sepia ink on paper mounted on board
5 1/4 x 3 3/4"
P52000.14.3
89. Hans Christian Anderson Fairytales:The Little Mermaid
nd
black and sepia Ink on paper mounted on board
11 x 7 3/4"
P52000.14.1
90. Greenland Couple with Sleeping Children
c1930
ink on paper mounted on board
7 1/4 x 10 1/4"
P52000.71.2
91. The Decameron: Love Laughs at Locksmith
1949
ink on paper
4 x 8 3/4"
P52000.69
92. USSR Chapter IX
c1950
ink on paper
4 x 5 3/4"
P52000.35.7
93. USSR Chapter I
c1950
ink on paper
4 x 5 3/4"
P52000.35.1
94. USSR Chapter II
c1950
ink on paper
4 x 5 3/4"
P52000.35.2
95. USSR Chapter XIII
c1950
ink on paper
4 x 5 3/4"
P52000.35.10
96. USSR Chapter X
c1950
ink on paper
4 x 5 3/4"
P52000.35.8


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