Study for "What a Catch": Man Standing Holding a Fish, with Subsidiary Study of Left Hand

about 1855
James Goodwyn Clonney (American (born in England), 1812–67)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.8 x 23 cm (11 3/4 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.422

Medium or Technique

Graphite on brown paper, squared for enlargement

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Recto: Man standing holding up a fish in his right hand. Left hand is repeated. Study for painting, “What a Catch!” 1855. Verso: graphite bust of child in profile.

Provenance

Accessioned by error June 3, 1948. Gift of Maxim Karolik for the proposed M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors, Drawings, and Prints, 1800-1875

Credit Line

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