Leighton, Clare, 1898-1989
Found in 338 Collections and/or Records:
Circular drawing with the final composition of the plate. The tool assembly in the foreground is drawn with particular detail and care. In the bottom right corner of the page, beneath the image, Leighton has jotted a fragmented note to herself about the Whaling Museum and ship building. At the bottom left hand is a graphite sketch labeled "bond hook."
Unsigned final proof.
Two harpoon heads, a knife and a whaling lance. The lance is labeled "lance" and next to it, Leighton has written what looks like "Cutting in Rock" (which is crossed out).
Sketch of whalers in a whaling boat, with a large toothy sperm whale behind them. To the right, squiggles to test the thickness of different graphite pencils.
Large, detailed sketch of a bundle of sailing block and tackle.
Ship in upper right-hand drawn in with graphite. Figures in boat seen as black silhouettes. Some holes in paper.
Numbered 1 in upper right corner.
White space in upper right where ship will appear. Figures in boat only seen in black silhouette.
Numbered 2 in upper right corner.
Ship in upper-right corner appears in almost full detail. Figures in boat seen in black silhouette.
Numbered 3 in upper right corner.
Some bad creasing runs diagonal across lower half of image.
Numbered 4 in upper right corner.
Men in boat still seen only in black silhouette. Small sketch of a ship in graphite in lower right corner of page, outside the image. Reddish stains on paper.
Numbered 5 in upper right corner.
Figures in boat still printed as black silhouettes, but this is the first proof with details added to the figures in gouache. Small tear in the paper.
Numbered 6 in upper right corner.
First proof with engraved details on the figures in the whaling boat.
Numbered 7 in upper right corner.
Numbered 8 in upper right corner.
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