River view from Vicksburg

1873–74
James Wells Champney (American, 1843–1903)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.5 x 25.1 cm (3 3/4 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.243

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Figure standing before the river. Drawing for wood engraving for E. King’s “The Great South,” p. 288.

Inscription

Inscribed lower right: View from National Cemetery at Vicksburg / showing bend of the river
Annotated on verso: National Cemetery at Vicksburg / The great south / p. 288

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 11, 1957

Credit Line

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