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Pencil Drawing - An Artist's Boots in the Nineteenth Century

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1979P24
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1830 - 1830

Maker Information

Artist:John Scarlett Davis - View biography for John Scarlett Davis


This drawing shows both an accomplished and neat drawing style and also an acute sense of humour - the boots of the artist reflect the long and arduous marches required to find suitable subjects to paint and draw.

Presented by Estella Canziani, between 1929 and 1937.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Still Life
Medium:Pencil on cream sketching paper mounted on grey cardboard.
Place of Origin:Paris, France


Height:172 mm
Width:100 mm