Seminole Ginny Conners washing clothes

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


Dimensions

Sheet: 16.5 x 10.6 cm (6 1/2 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5182

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Girl in high shoes and apron, using small clothes wringer attached to chair, small wash tub and board in chair.

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