Study for "Militia Training": Boy Dancing

about 1839
James Goodwyn Clonney (American (born in England), 1812–67)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 149

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.1 x 15.6 cm (8 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

62.215

Medium or Technique

Pen and black ink with brush and gray wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Facing front, standing on left leg, arms outstretched; hat in left hand. Drawing is study for painting, “Militia Training,” 1841 in Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.

Inscription

Lower right: Clonney 1839

Provenance

Victor D. Spark, NY; Feb. 20, 1962 to Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA March 14, 1962

Credit Line

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