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Illustration for Robert Browning's "Evelyn Hope"

1866
James Wells Champney (American, 1843–1903)


Dimensions

Sheet: 14.6 x 13.6 cm (5 3/4 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4797

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink with graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Verso: in ink, center: Supposed to be an/ attempt to illustrate/ Robert Browning's/ Evelyn Hope --/ Drawn July 1866--/ J

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