Isumaki, Bay of Sindai
June 10, 1855
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 23.7 x 38.3 cm (9 5/16 x 15 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite and white watercolor on yellow-gray paper
Not On View
Row boats and sailboats in the bay. Hills rising above the shore in the background.
Inscribed in graphite lower left: Isumaki / Bay of Sindai coast of Japan / June 10 1855; lower right: Launch moom.; monogram lower right: EMK
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