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Drawing, Dixie, 1861

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1861 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is brush and gray, brown wash, graphite on cream-colored paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

25.1 x 17 cm (9 7/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink, at lower right corner: Cooper Union Museum for the Decorative Arts; Lugt 457d.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brown ink, at top: "DIXIE; at end of barrel: Contraband; and at top left: An easy still; and in graphite, over women in background: Far trees.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Dixie, 1861; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; brush and gray, brown wash, graphite on cream-colored paper; 25.1 x 17 cm (9 7/8 x 6 11/16 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-120

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