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Woman Standing by a Gate, Bahamas

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Signed

Lower right: in gray wash, HOMER 1885; in pen and blue ink, Winslow Homer.

Provenance

Edward W. Hooper until 1901; to his brother-in-law and executor Horace D. Chapin (1850-1937) for safekeeping; to Louisa Hooper Thoron after she was married to Ward Thoron; by inheritance to her daughter Faith Thoron Knapp (died 2003); given at her request to MFA September 17, 2003. In 1911 Chapin wrote W. H. Downes that this picture, "Bahama," was one of several Homers in his house, but belonged to the Hooper estate.

Credit Line

Gift of Faith T. Knapp

1885

Dimensions

Sheet: 40 x 37 cm (15 3/4 x 14 9/16 in.) Mount: 43 x 40 cm (16 15/16 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.352

Medium or Technique

Watercolor

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Classifications

Watercolors