Profile sketches of man with and without a sun helmet

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


Dimensions

Sheet: 13 x 21.8 cm (5 1/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4754

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Recto: Sketch of a man’s head in sun helmet, and unfinished sketch of a man’s head both profile to right
Verso: notes on European old master painters

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