Child's Hands

1838
James Goodwyn Clonney (American (born in England), 1812–67)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.4 x 32.9 cm (8 1/16 x 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.722

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Study of casts of a child’s hands. The hands were probably studies for the little girl seated on a sled in the painting, “The Sleigh Ride,” about 1845.

Inscription

To the right of each of the two sketches: J.G.C.-1838

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the proposed M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors, Drawings, and Prints, 1800-1875; September 13, 1972

Credit Line

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