George Derville Rowlandson – The Canary Isles – Sketch Book, dated March 1893

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Comprising of 30 pages with sketches on either side of each page. Most of the drawings have titles and are signed with the artists monogram and date. Each of sketches are finely detailed in pen and ink, some others have been executed in pencil with two in watercolour.


Titles include:
On board S.S. Ruahine
Portrait of Capt. F. Chenevix (French)
View from West Windows of Grand Hotel, Orotava, Tenerife
From The Church Villa Orotava
The Cathedral at Orotava – Peak of Tenerife. (Pico del Teyde) behind
Agua Mansa, Tenerife
Broken Aqueduct, Agua Mansa
Alameda, Santa Cruz
Dragon Tree & Church – Icod
San Pedro from Garachico
The Local Barber
Las Palmas from The Mole, etc.

Condition: Each page is in good overall condition.

Additional information


Each page of the album measures 8.7 cm x 12.3 cm.


Rowlandson, George Derville (1861-1928)

G. D. Rowlandson was born in India and studied at the Gloucester Art School as well as in London and Paris. He first worked as an illustrator, contributing works to The Illustrated London News between 1897 and 1900 and the English Illustrated Magazine from 1899 to 1900. He then exhibited oil paintings and watercolours at the British Institution and the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours between 1911 and 1918. Rowlandson painted equine subjects, hunting scenes and military subjects.