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What is this?

Horizontal view of a young woman in a white dress, lying in a hammock with her feet over the edge, reading a book. She is in a setting of sunlight-dappled trees and grass.

This is a painting from United States. It is dated 1873 and we acquired it in 1917. Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

brush and oil paint on canvas

Its dimensions are

40.2 x 57.6 cm (15 13/16 x 22 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

see curatorial remarks

It is signed

Recto: Signed with brush and red oil paint, lower right: HOMER. Verso: Signed in graphite on stretcher: [full signature]

This object was created by Winslow Homer

This object was donated by Charles Savage Homer, Jr.

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18189327/ |title=Painting, "In the Hammock", 1873 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=20 August 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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