Passing the Rubicon, Bay of Yedo

1853
Drawing by (Peter Bernard) William Heine (American, born in Germany, 1827–1885), Printed by Sarony & Co., Publisher E. Brown, Jr.


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 356

Dimensions

Image: 52.2 x 83.2 cm (20 9/16 x 32 3/4 in.) Sheet: 62.5 x 87.9 cm (24 5/8 x 34 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.405

Medium or Technique

Lithograph and tint, hand colored on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Lieut. s. Bent in the “Mississippi’s” first cutter forcing his way through a fleet of Japanese boats while surveying the bay of Yedo, Japan, July 11th, 1853
Published New York, 1855

Inscription

Printed below: LL: W Heine Del; Center: E Brown Jr Direx; LR: Lith of Sarony & Co New York/ center: title, subtitle and other notes

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 7, 1956

Credit Line

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