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Drawing, Figures in Lee of Building with Ocean Beyond, Cullercoats, England, 1881

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1881 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is charcoal, 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: 16.2 x 25.2 cm (6 3/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, across lower margin: Sky the same value as road - but / bluer/ Nothing as white as water.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Figures in Lee of Building with Ocean Beyond, Cullercoats, England, 1881; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); England; charcoal, graphite on off-white wove paper ; Sheet: 16.2 x 25.2 cm (6 3/8 x 9 15/16 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-270

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