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Drawing, Tree Roots on a Hillside, Prout's Neck, Maine, 1883–84

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1883–84 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is charcoal, brush and white gouache on gray laid paper. 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 Homer and Prout's Neck.

This object was donated by Charles Savage Homer, Jr. and catalogued by Calvin S. Hathaway, Amanda Sarroff and Elaine Evans Dee. It is credited Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr..

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Its dimensions are

29.7 x 59.3 cm (11 11/16 x 23 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Saint Mars. Verso: Stamped in ?: 37

Cite this object as

Drawing, Tree Roots on a Hillside, Prout's Neck, Maine, 1883–84; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; charcoal, brush and white gouache on gray laid paper; 29.7 x 59.3 cm (11 11/16 x 23 3/8 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-91

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape.

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