Frugal Meal

1861
James Wells Champney (American, 1843–1903)


Dimensions

Sheet: 12.4 x 11 cm (4 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.155

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

possibly by J. J. Hurley

Inscription

Recto: in graphite, upper edge: Frugal meal/ From Life; in graphite, lower edge: Jan. 31st, 1861. J.J. Hurley

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