An Artist in His Studio

about 1880–90
James Wells Champney (American, 1843–1903)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 139, fig. 47

Dimensions

Image within margins: 27.0 x 36.2 cm (10 5/8 x 14 1/4 in.) Sheet: 28.1 x 39.1 cm (11 1/16 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

58.1083

Medium or Technique

Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Man drawn in rough outline standing center before large blank canvas. Framed pictures left and right, and studio props. The artist pictured is almost cetainly August Schenck, a German born animal painter active in Ecouen.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 13, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875