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Object ID #18175029

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1882–83 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is charcoal, white chalk on cream wove paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled To the Rescue!.

This object was donated by Charles Savage Homer, Jr.. It is credited Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr..

Its dimensions are

44.9 x 28 cm (17 11/16 x 11 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in brown ink, at lower left corner: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union [Lugt 457d]

It is inscribed

Recto: black chalk, lower left corner: The Life Line / First Sketch

Cite this object as

Object ID #18175029; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; charcoal, white chalk on cream wove paper, lined; 44.9 x 28 cm (17 11/16 x 11 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-34

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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