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Man asleep in a chair at the Musée de Cluny

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


Dimensions

Sheet: 11.9 x 6.9 cm (4 11/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4859

Medium or Technique

(Recto): pencil and yellow brown wash

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Recto: in graphite, lower right: Musée de Cluny / Dec
Verso: in graphite, center: Dancez la quadrille avec un commandeur/ la polka avec votre jeune frere/ la valse avec celui qui vous aimez/ la cotillon avec celuiqui vous aime &/ vous --ansera le pau--se homme

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