Portrait of Ceola, a Kaffir (South Africa)

1853
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Dimensions

Sheet: 25.7 x 20 cm (10 1/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1890

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Inscription

L.r. "Ceola" / (Kaffir)

Signed

L.l.: E. M. Kern delt / (?) Wynsburg / Oct 53

Provenance

By 1950, Childs Gallery; 1950, sold by Childs Gallery to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 15, 2006)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800-1875