Three sketches (a-c) of Boston Harbor

July 4, 1864
James Wells Champney (American, 1843–1903)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.1 x 15.2 cm (3 3/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

58.1095

Medium or Technique

Graphite and wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

One sketch of multiple boats on the harbor, two tiny sketches of boats.

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite: Sunset July 4, 1864 Boston Harbor

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