Seated man writing

1867
James Wells Champney (American, 1843–1903)


Dimensions

Sheet: 8 x 6.2 cm (3 1/8 x 2 7/16 in.) Mount: 11 x 8.8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4807

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Mounted onto larger piece of paper

Inscription

Recto: in graphite, lower right: Bibliotheque/ St. Genevieve/ :/67"

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