Interior of Salt Works

1855
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 17 x 26.5 cm (6 11/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.913

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Men in front of a large furnace, feeding fuel into it.

Inscription

Inscribed below in pen and ink: Interior of salt Works Japan

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