Isumaki, Bay of Sindai

June 10, 1855
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.7 x 38.3 cm (9 5/16 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.918

Medium or Technique

Graphite and white watercolor on yellow-gray paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Row boats and sailboats in the bay. Hills rising above the shore in the background.

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite lower left: Isumaki / Bay of Sindai coast of Japan / June 10 1855; lower right: Launch moom.; monogram lower right: EMK

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