Lobster Point

October 20, 1854
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 458

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.8 x 29.1 cm (7 3/8 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.862

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Tree in foreground. Rocky point projecting into the water.

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite lower left: Kern / Lobster Point Peel's Island - Oct 20 [21 is written in pen and ink over the graphite 20] 1854

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA Nov. 12, 1959 Given by the artist to Captain William Brenton Boggs, the Ringgold-Rodgers Expedition's purser; bought from Bogg's granddaughter by Maxim Karolik.

Credit Line

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