Works of Art
Arthur Emerson View of Kilauea, Hawai'i
Arthur Webster Emerson (American, 1885-1968)
Steam Rising, Kilauea Volcano, Hawai’i
Oil on board, circa 1931; signed Arthur W. Emerson, l.l. and inscribed A.W. Emerson Feb. 4, 1931, on verso; bears handwritten note from the artist describing the location;
Dimensions: 8 × 10 inches (unframed)
Note: Arthur Webster Emerson was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He studied art at Stanford University and later at Columbia University. A member of the Art Students League, Emerson exhibited with success throughout the United States including at the Society of Independent Artists (1917-1921, 1930) Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts, the American Watercolor Society (1918) and the Honolulu Academy of Fine Arts.