On the Oklawaha, Florida

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 131

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.4 x 21.1 cm (6 7/16 x 8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.246

Medium or Technique

Graphite and gray wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Boat on the river, with an alligator along the shore at right. Drawing for Frontspiece for “The Great South” by E. King.

Inscription

Inscribed in wash upper right: 22 / Florida; lower right: Oklawaha River
Annotated in graphite lower left: same size / orig-
Verso: notes in graphite

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