L'Ouverture de la Chasse

1867
James Wells Champney (American, 1843–1903)


Dimensions

Sheet: 14.2 x 16.3 cm (5 9/16 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4873

Medium or Technique

Graphite and light-brown wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Verso: graphite sketch of man seated with leg crossed

Inscription

Recto: in graphite, lower left: L'Overture de la Chasse - Sept. 1867- Écouen

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