Study for "The Kitchen"

1840–45
James Goodwyn Clonney (American (born in England), 1812–67)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 167.

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.6 x 18.1 cm (6 9/16 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.89

Medium or Technique

Graphite and wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Mother standing beside table right reaching towards seated child; two children standing center, one drinking from dipper. Woman washing at tub in front of fireplace. Large dog lying in front of tub on florr left. Hearth roaster hanging over door. Studies of hands in margin. Verso: graphite sketch of same composition without the dog. Drawing is a study for painting “The Kitchen,” early 1940’s.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA February 12, 1959

Credit Line

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