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Six studies of an allegorical figure for Africa

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


Dimensions

Sheet: 21.3 x 14.4 cm (8 3/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.115

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Recto: in ink, upper right: Africa

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: March 15, 2010)

Credit Line

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