View of hillside near Mons, Belgium

1860–1903
James Wells Champney (American, 1843–1903)


Dimensions

Sheet: 11 x 16.2 cm (4 5/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4805

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Landscape with castles and surrounding buildings on a hill - Verso: Study of a Roman man seated at table (from a French history painting?)

Inscription

Recto: in graphite, lower right: Mons

Provenance

By 1949, C. Richard Whittmore, House of Whittemore, Westboro, MA; 1950, sold by Whittmore to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893–d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession date: November 4, 2009)

Credit Line

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