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1912

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Drawing, Lifeboat with Carriage (Study for "The Wreck," oil painting dated 1896, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA), 1895–96 [or possibly 1881]

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1895–96 [or possibly 1881] and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is graphite, with pen and black ink and brown ink on green buff paper. discolored to brown. 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

14.5 x 17.4 cm (5 11/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped upside-down in faded ink, at lower right corner: "Museum for the Arts of Decoration, Cooper Union."

It is inscribed

Verso: Inscribed in ink, at top center: Which; and again in graphite: (211).

Cite this object as

Drawing, Lifeboat with Carriage (Study for "The Wreck," oil painting dated 1896, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA), 1895–96 [or possibly 1881]; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); England; graphite, with pen and black ink and brown ink on green buff paper. discolored to brown; 14.5 x 17.4 cm (5 11/16 x 6 7/8 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-211

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