Study for "Dancing on a Stone Boat": Yoke of Oxen

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.5 x 33.2 cm (8 1/16 x 13 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.88

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Two yoked oxen, facing left. Squared in graphite for transfer Study for painting, “Dance on a Stone Boat,” 1845. Verso: same oxen, reversed.

Inscription

Below: for Dance on a Stone boat.
Inscribed at left, from top down, in squares 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA February 12, 1959

Credit Line

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