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Winslow Homer (Boston 1836-1910 Scarborough)

Watercolor on paper (Sight) 29.2 x 19.8 cm (11.5 x 7.8 in.) (Paper) 35.6 x 25.4 cm (14 x 10 in.) Signed and dated lower left ´W Homer 1875´
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Unidentified auction, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1878; acquired by William S. Eaton, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1878; by descent to Francis S. Eaton, Boston, Massachusetts, by 1926; acquired by Wildenstein & Company, 1943; Lillian Bostwick Phipps (Mrs. Ogden Phipps), New York, 1944; Ogden Phipps, New York, circa 1987; by descent until 2007
Art Notes, New York World, 25 October 1875; ´The Arts´, in: Appletons´ Journal of Literature, Science, and Art, 6 November 1875, pp. 602-3; Lloyd Goodrich and Abigail Booth Gerdts, Record of Works by Winslow Homer, 1867-1876, vol. II, New York 2005, no. 567, pp. 359-60, ill.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Great Centennial Exhibition, 10 May-10 November 1876, possibly no. 308; Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, Exhibition of Works by Winslow Homer and John La Farge, June – August 1936; New York, Wildenstein & Co., A Loan Exhibition of Water Colors: Homer, Sargent, Marin, April – May 1947, no. 48; Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Winslow Homer Watercolors, March – May 1986, no. 33 ill. p. 45


Thomas Colville Fine Art

"American Art (pre-1950)"

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