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Drawing, Study for "Artists Sketching in the White Mountains" and "The Artist in the Country", 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, blackened on verso for tracing. 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

14.8 x 21.1 cm (5 13/16 x 8 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower center: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration [Lugt, 457d]

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, throughout: W[hite] / Y[ellow] / B[rown] [Color notations]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "Artists Sketching in the White Mountains" and "The Artist in the Country", 1868; Winslow Homer (American, 1836ā€“1910); USA; graphite on off-white wove paper, blackened on verso for tracing; 14.8 x 21.1 cm (5 13/16 x 8 5/16 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-263

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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