Chiefs and Chiefesses Passing on Their Way to a Great Conference. Evening. Samoa.

1891
John La Farge (American, 1835–1910)


Object Place: Upolu, Polynesia

Dimensions

Image: 30 x 37.9 cm (11 13/16 x 14 15/16 in.) Framed: 49.9 x 56.5 cm (19 5/8 x 22 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1981.505

Medium or Technique

Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Inscription

Inscribed lower right in pen and black ink: Vaiala / Upolu. Somao. / JLF February. 91

Provenance

E. Adelaide Sargent Mason; bequest to MFA, December 1981.

Credit Line

Bequest of E. Adelaide Sargent Mason in memory of Arthur Hewes Sargent