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Madeira

July 1853
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 14 x 24 cm (5 1/2 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.335

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

The sea, with a cliff lined shore in the background.

Inscription

Inscribed in watercolor lower left: Madeira July/53 / Kern; lower right: Pt.Sol P. Cruz

Provenance

Given by the artist to Captain William Brenton Boggs, the Ringgold-Rodgers Expedition's purser; bought from Bogg's granddaughter by Maxim Karolik. Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA June 13, 1973

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875