Girl playing harp (Tanagra figure)

1860–1903
James Wells Champney (American, 1843–1903)


Dimensions

Sheet: 18.5 x 10.6 cm (7 5/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4737

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

terra cotta Tangara figure seen at South Kensington Museum, London (now Victoria & Albert Museum)

Inscription

Recto: in graphite, lower left: From/ Tangara figure/ at South/ Kensington

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