October 20, 1854
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)
Karolik (1962) cat. 458
Sheet: 18.8 x 29.1 cm (7 3/8 x 11 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Watercolor over graphite on paper
Not On View
Tree in foreground. Rocky point projecting into the water.
Inscribed in graphite lower left: Kern / Lobster Point Peel's Island - Oct 20 [21 is written in pen and ink over the graphite 20] 1854
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA Nov. 12, 1959 Given by the artist to Captain William Brenton Boggs, the Ringgold-Rodgers Expedition's purser; bought from Bogg's granddaughter by Maxim Karolik.
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875