Seyplo, Kaffir Chief

1853
William Brenton Boggs (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.2 x 8.9 cm (2 7/16 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1972.664

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Academic. Mostly frontal bust, with blue hat.

Inscription

Lower right: Seyplo, Kaffir Chief.
Verso: WB Boggs / Capetown Oct 26/53

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the proposed M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors, Drawings, and Prints, 1800-1875; September 13, 1972

Credit Line

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