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Waterfall in Japan

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Inscription

Inscribed in graphite lower left: Water Fall / at Launch Cove East of Japan 1855; lower right: Kern

Marks

Annotated in graphite on verso: 98

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 November 12, 1959

Credit Line

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

1855

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 465

Dimensions

Sheet: 38 x 27.4 cm (14 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.916

Medium or Technique

Graphite and white watercolor on yellow-gray paper

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