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View from Rua Bella Vista, Funchal

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite lower left: Kern / View form Rua Bella Vista / Funchal - Madeira / July 1853

Marks

Annotated in graphite on verso: 8

Provenance

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 June 8, 1960

Credit Line

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

July 1853

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 449

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.3 x 29.5 cm (8 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.888

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors