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Fisher Girl, Hong Kong

1854
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.9 x 19.5 cm (10 9/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.912

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite, and pen and ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Young woman standing on the rocks along the water. Her hat is on the ground before her.

Inscription

Inscribed in pen and ink along right side: Kern / The Fisher Girl / Hong Kong

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