The Trying Hour

1844–46
James Hamilton Shegogue (American, 1806–1872)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 661

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.4 x 30.8 cm (9 5/8 x 12 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.284

Medium or Technique

Brown and white wash over graphite pencil on buff paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Academic Drawing. Drawing done for the Sketching Club. Boy on raft in storm signalling ship.

Inscription

On verso in graphite: ... for cole

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 11, 1957

Credit Line

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