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Horizontal view of a fisherman standing on a fallen tree trunk and casting his rod into a river or lake in the foreground, a dense forest of fir trees fills the middleground at the far side of the water's bank, and a view of white clouds and distant mountains fills the background.

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated 1895 and we acquired it in 1912. Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

brush and black, gray wash, white gouache, charcoal on gray-green wove paper

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 30.5 x 50.6cm (12 x 19 15/16in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.) Frame H x W x D: 60 x 75.6 x 2.5 cm (23 5/8 in. x 29 3/4 in. x 1 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in ink, verso, center: Cooper Union Museum New York.

It is signed

Signed in brush and black wash, lower right corner: W. H.

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18175435/ |title=Drawing, "Fisherman in the Adirondacks", 1895 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=20 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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