Graveyard, Hakodadi

1855
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 464

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.6 x 34 cm (8 1/2 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.921

Medium or Technique

Graphite and wash with white watercolor on gray paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Figure center, standing in a graveyard surrounded by trees.

Inscription

inscribed in graphite lower center: Graveyard / Hakodadi / Japan; lower right: Kern

Markings

Annotated in graphite on verso: 92

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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