Boy in Courtroom: Heads of Questionaires

1863–1903
James Wells Champney (American, 1843–1903)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.9 x 18.4 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

58.1139

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink, brush and wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Boy in courtroom surrounded by men. Below, studies of men’s faces.

Inscription

Annotated above left: (3 min. of 12 oclock exactly - / (something illegible)
Annotated above right: good. The boy's expression / is perfect. So keep / it in the finished / drawing.

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