Botany Bay from the Beach
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 13.7 x 38.4 cm (5 3/8 x 15 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite, pen and ink and watercolor on paper
Not On View
Figure seated against a tree left. Beach with a pier running into the bay.
Inscribed in pen and ink lower left: E M Kern / January 1854; lower right: Botany Bay from the Beach / Showing Entrance (something illegible) at Sir J. Bank's Hotel - A.S.W.
Given by the artist to Captain William Brenton Boggs, the Ringgold-Rodgers Expedition's purser; bought from Bogg's granddaughter by Maxim Karolik. Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1959
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875