View of Salt Works

1855
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.8 x 33 cm (9 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

59.914

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Three figures in a small boat in the water. Other figures along the shore.

Inscription

Inscribed in watercolor lower left: Salt Works Japan

Markings

Annotated in graphite on verso: 108

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