Study for "Dancing on a Stone Boat": Man Beating Time

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 164

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.1 x 23.2 cm (12 1/4 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.995

Medium or Technique

Graphite and red chalk on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Full-length, leaning forward, hands beating thighs. Study for painting, “Dance on a Stone Boat,” 1845.

Markings

Watermark: J. Whatman, Turkey Mill, 1827

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA September 21, 1960

Credit Line

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