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Girl on a Swing

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Inscription

Signed and dated in graphite l.r.: "W.H. ‘79". Watermark: "Vu [-----]"

Marks

PDP Watermark Type: Watermark: "VU (---)"

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

1879

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.0 x 31.9 cm (8 1/4 x 12 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.574

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and opaque white watercolor on buff paper

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