Introductory Material

The series of twelve designs in Studies from an Artist’s Sketchbook:

  1. Forsake not the Law of Thy Mother
  2. The Last Sleep
  3. The Days of Noah
  4. Hugh Miller Watching for his Father’s Vessel
  5. Midsummer
  6. Mr. Robert Levett
  7. The Lord of the Sabbath
  8. The Resurrection of the Daisy
  9. The Death of Earl Siward
  10. The Moorland Edge
  11. The Dell
  12. The Water-Lily


Casteras, Susan P. James Smetham: Artist, Author, Pre-Raphaelite Associate. Aldershot, U.K.: Scholar Press, 1995.

Smetham, Sarah and William Davies, Eds. Letters of James Smetham with an Introductory Memoir, London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd., 1902.

“Reviews. Study from a Sketchbook.” The Art Journal, New Series Vol. I, (1862): 164.

“Fine Arts. Illustrated Books.” The Athenaeum 1990, (December 16, 1865): 849-50.

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel. The Correspondence of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The Chelsea Years, 1863-67. Ed. William E. Fredeman, Volume 3. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2003.

Suria, Gregory R. The Pre-Raphaelite Illustrators. New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2000.

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