Artist on ladder holding palette and painting

1868
James Wells Champney (American, 1843–1903)


Dimensions

Sheet: 10 x 6.2 cm (3 15/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4774

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Verso: sketch after landscape by Roelofs(?)

Inscription

Recto: in graphite, lower right: Amsterdam '/ 68
Verso: in graphite, center: Roelofs

Provenance

By 1949, C. Richard Whittmore, House of Whittemore, Westboro, MA; 1950, sold by Whittmore to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893–d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession date: November 4, 2009)

Credit Line

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