Madeira Boats on the Beach

1853
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.1 x 26.9 cm (8 5/16 x 10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.337

Medium or Technique

Graphite and brush and wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

figures before a boats on the beach.

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite below center: Madira (sic) Boats on the Beach; lower left: No. 20.

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