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Winslow Homer made his reputation in the 1860s with images of the Union troops during the Civil War and of the returning veterans afterward. In the late 1860s and 1870s he turned to lighter subject matter and found an equally enthusiastic audience for his paintings of healthy, handsome children...

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Inscription

Lower left: Winslow Homer 1885

Provenance

1886, with Doll and Richards, Boston. 1893, purchased by an anonymous collector, Boston; 1894, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 1, 1894)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift with credit to the Otis Norcross Fund

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1885

Dimensions

76.83 x 123.19 cm (30 1/4 x 48 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

94.72

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ostraca