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Inscription

Signed and dated in white watercolor l.l.: "HOMER / 1879". Watermark: "Saint Mars"

Marks

PDP Watermark Type: Watermark: "Saint Mars"

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

21.2 x 33.7cm (8 3/8 x 13 1/4in.)

Accession Number

68.573

Medium or Technique

Black chalk and opaque white watercolor on buff paper

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