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Reproduced courtesy of Lynne Norton

Studio 268, sketches by artist Frank Norton, 1961-1962.

Date: 1961 - 1962
Dimensions:
Overall: 137 x 215 x 10 mm, 0.2 kg
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Lynne Norton
Object Copyright: © Lynne Norton
Classification:Art
Object Name: Sketchbook
Object No: 00029073

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    Description
    This sketchbook by Frank Norton contains 39 ink sketches of various maritime subjects in Tasmania, Western Australia and New South Wales. Artist Frank Norton spent a large amount of time on ships throughout his career. Sketches such as these display his ability in technical drawing as well as his knowledge of the construction of ships.
    SignificanceSketchbooks are an important record of the progression of an artist's ideas and thoughts and often develop into major works. These sketches show the early stages of a series of the maritime work of artist Frank Norton.
    HistoryThis sketchbook contains a collection of sketches relating to maritime activities around Australia from the early 1960s, and covers both commercial and recreational vessels.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Sketchbook containing 39 ink sketches

    Primary title: Studio 268, sketches by artist Frank Norton, 1961-1962.

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