Fisher Girl, Hong Kong
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 26.9 x 19.5 cm (10 9/16 x 7 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Watercolor over graphite, and pen and ink on paper
Not On View
Young woman standing on the rocks along the water. Her hat is on the ground before her.
Inscribed in pen and ink along right side: Kern / The Fisher Girl / Hong Kong
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
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875