Stone Idols, Temple of We-na-mi

Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Dimensions

Sheet: 16.4 x 24.1 cm (6 7/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.872

Medium or Technique

Wash over graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Two figures: Figure on left with hands on hips, figure on right one hand on shoulder, one on hip.

Inscription

LL in ink: E.M. Kern Delt / Dec. 1854; LC in ink: Stone IDOLS at the gateway of the Temple of WE-NA-MI / (English Mission) Napa_LOO-CHOO

Provenance

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