Study for "Dance on a Stone Boat": Small Composition

about 1845
James Goodwyn Clonney (American (born in England), 1812–67)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 162

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.6 x 17.8 cm (8 1/2 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

55.712

Medium or Technique

Graphite on brown paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Rect: Man dancing on stone-boat (sledge for draggin stone) facing left; fiddler standing left with boy between him and oxen; man seated under tree and another leaning over his shoulder right; man beating time extreme right. Study for the painting, “Dance on a Stone Boat.” Verso: graphite sketch of a head.

Inscription

Annotated lower right in graphite: 35-

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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