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Isumaki, Bay of Sindai

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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

Credit Line

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

June 10, 1855

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.


Sheet: 23.7 x 38.3 cm (9 5/16 x 15 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Graphite and white watercolor on yellow-gray paper


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