Native Dance, Near Papeete, Tahiti

April 1856
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 478 colorplate IX

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.5 x 38.1 cm (10 7/16 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

59.906

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Barefooted couple dancing in large hut. Numerous onlookers seated and standing; group right clapping hands.

Inscription

LC in graphite: title / S.I. / Kern

Provenance

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