Study for "The Drawing Room"
New Year's Call
James Goodwyn Clonney (American (born in England), 1812–67)
Karolik (1962) cat. 159
Sheet: 6.5 x 8.6 cm (2 9/16 x 3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Watercolor and gouache with traces of graphite on paper
Not On View
Gentleman bowing to lady, standing right; second man turning head toward statue of Venus reflected in mirror left. Man servant seen through half open door in rear. Chandelier upper right. Study for painting, “The Drawing Room,” or “New Year’s Call,” 1842.
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA September 21, 1960
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875