Shooting Alligators from the Boat

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Image: x 13.2 cm (4 1/4 x 5 3/16 in.) Sheet: 16.5 x 19.1 cm (6 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

57.249

Medium or Technique

Graphite and wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Illustration for “The Great South” (1875). Group of figures on boat, men with guns.

Inscription

LR in pen and ink: Florida 25 Shooting Aligators from the boat

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