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Drawing, Study for "The Picnic Excursion", 1868

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1868 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is graphite on off-white wove 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

Sheet: 10.2 x 15.3 cm (4 x 6 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.) Frame H x W x D: 39.7 x 50.2 cm (15 5/8 x 19 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: "Damask Linene" and hand holding a rose

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "The Picnic Excursion", 1868; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; graphite on off-white wove paper; Sheet: 10.2 x 15.3 cm (4 x 6 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.) Frame H x W x D: 39.7 x 50.2 cm (15 5/8 x 19 3/4 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-260

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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