Parker Burial Ground, Hong Kong

1854
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 457

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.7 x 32.9 cm (7 3/4 x 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.890

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Tombs and figures overlooking the water.

Inscription

Inscribed in pen and ink lower left: Kern delt; lower right: view from Parker burial ground / looking toward Whampoa-

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 June 8, 1960

Credit Line

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