Utsiuru Harbor II

1855
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 463

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.6 x 37.3 cm (9 5/16 x 14 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.923

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Two sailboats in the harbor. Figures lined up on shore.

Inscription

Inscribed in watercolor lower center: Kern delt; lower right: Utsiuru Harbor / Coast of Japan

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