Drawing, Masts of Ship with United States Flag, October 17, 1897
This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated October 17, 1897 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is graphite on off-white thin board; guest card of the pittsburgh club. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Charles Savage Homer, Jr..
It is credited
Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr..
Its dimensions are
9.8 x 12.5 cm (3 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.) Mount: 17.6 x 20.1 cm (6 15/16 x 7 15/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamped at lower right (upside-down, in faded ink): Museum for the Arts of Decoration, Cooper Union. [Lugt 457d]
It is inscribed
Recto: across top in graphite, then crossed out: many experiments upper right in graphite: that this was so [underlined] / as I remember it / "Oct. 17 '97" [crossed out]. at lower right in graphite: Before scraping at lower left in graphite: From Atlantic.... SK Verso: Inscribed in black ink on printed invitation: Mr. Winslow Homer (in ink) / The Pittsburgh Club / at the request of / Mr. [crossed out] The Board of Governors (in ink) / respectfully tender to you the privileges / of their Club House for fifteen days. / 125 Penn Ave. / Oct. 12, 1897 (in ink) lower right in graphite: (252) (upsidedown).
Cite this object as
Drawing, Masts of Ship with United States Flag, October 17, 1897; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; graphite on off-white thin board; guest card of the pittsburgh club; 9.8 x 12.5 cm (3 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.) Mount: 17.6 x 20.1 cm (6 15/16 x 7 15/16 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-252