Raising the Wind

1844–46
John Gadsby Chapman (American, 1808–1889)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 646

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.4 x 38.7 cm (10 3/8 x 15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

61.315

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink, brush and gray, brown and white wash on blue paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Drawing for Sketching Club- Street vendor lifting cover from steaming pot of roasting chestnuts to tempt passerby.

Inscription

LL in pen and ink: J.G. Chapman Verso in graphite: for Mr. Cummings / title / JG Chapman

Markings

Watermark: M with laurel wreath

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875