Numbered by a later hand in graphite, "11" through "145". Inscribed on 145v in graphite, "Skezzenbuch von Kersting".
Georg Friedrich Kersting, 1785 Güstrow-Meissen 1847: Zeichnungen aus Skizzenbüchern, C. G. Boerner, Düsseldorf, 1985, some leaves repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 353-354.
Twenty-seven full-page sketches; some leaves missing.
Leaves loose, with remains of original sketching.
Watermark: letters AF and CF.
Bergfred, Paul, former owner.