French laundresses in pool

1875
James Wells Champney (American, 1843–1903)


Dimensions

Sheet: 11 x 20.5 cm (4 5/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.125

Medium or Technique

Graphite with pen and ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

mounted with 2010.126 and .127 on blue-gray paper

Inscription

Recto: in pen and ink, upper right: Fontaine Louis XIV/ May 31/75

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: March 15, 2010)

Credit Line

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