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Boy and Girl on a Hillside

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Inscription

Signed and dated in black watercolor l.r.: "HOMER 1878"

Provenance

Probably Wm Butters & Co., Chicago, auction 7-10 Dec. 1879 ("Original Water Colors and Charcoal Sketches from Nature by Winslow Homer N.A.) to Mrs. Wirt Dexter; left to her daughter Katharine; Estate of Katharine Dexter McCormick; bequest to MFA, September 11, 1968.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Dexter McCormick

1878

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.7 x 28.7cm (8 15/16 x 11 5/16in.)

Accession Number

68.568

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper

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Watercolors