Studies of two men

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


Dimensions

Sheet: 9.5 x 13 cm (3 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.181

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

2010.180-.185 are mounted together on a sheet of blue-gray wove paper

Inscription

Recto: in graphite, left center: la --ti de portais nior/varement--; in graphite, upper center: routes les/ couleurs./ rouge; in graphite, lower center: blanc/ +/ -ore; in graphite, upper right: saultabasques--/ santi Basques/ a/ Louhossoa

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