Two Studies of a Native in Winter Dress

August 29, 1855
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 469

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.2 x 29.3 cm (8 3/8 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.887

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Study of two figures, one half-length, one full. Sketches on verso.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left in graphite: Aug 29 1855 Kern / Kalong out; lower right: Ka long out
Verso: Drawn for the better understanding / of the savage

Markings

Annotated on verso in center in graphite: 170

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