Small Temple near Simoda

May 1855
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.4 x 38.6 cm (10 x 15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.920

Medium or Technique

Graphite and white watercolor on yellow-gray paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Temple in middle ground, left.

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite lower left: Small Temple near Simoda Japan May /55

Markings

Annotated in graphite on verso: 88

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 November 12, 1959

Credit Line

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