The Trying Hour

1844–46
John Gadsby Chapman (American, 1808–1889)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 653

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.7 x 38.9 cm (10 1/2 x 15 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.276

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink, brush and brown and white wash on brown-gray paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Academic drawing sketching club-Elderly couple advising artist painting family portrait.

Inscription

UR in graphite: title / Chapman/ for color (?)

Markings

Watermark: M with laurel wreath

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