Rainsford's Island, Boston Harbor

about 1840
Robert Salmon (English, 1775–1845 or after (active in the United States 1828–42))


Dimensions

41.91 x 61.59 cm (16 1/2 x 24 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

48.474

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

On View

Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Gallery (Gallery 235)

Collections

Americas, Europe

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

About 1840, the artist. With Parker Gallery, London. With Goodspeed's, Boston. Hermann F. Clarke (1882-1947), Brookline, Mass.; 1948, with Charles D. Childs, Boston; 1948, sold by Charles D. Childs to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; 1948, bequest of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 3, 1948)

Credit Line

Bequest of Martha C. Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815-1865