They Chatter Like Monkeys

1873–74
James Wells Champney (American, 1843–1903)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.8 x 20.2 cm (5 7/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.1100

Medium or Technique

Graphite on gray paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Five men talking together. Drawing for wood engraving for E. King’s THE GREAT SOUTH, p. 35

Inscription

Annotated on verso: They chatter like monkeys / The great South / p. 35

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 13, 1958

Credit Line

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