View of Salt Works
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 22.8 x 33 cm (9 x 13 in.)
Medium or Technique
Watercolor on paper
Not On View
Three figures in a small boat in the water. Other figures along the shore.
Inscribed in watercolor lower left: Salt Works Japan
Annotated in graphite on verso: 108
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
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875