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Drawing, Girl Holding a Shell, 1879

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1879 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is charcoal on 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: 31.5 x 20.4 cm (12 3/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamepd in ink, at lower left: Cooper Union Museum for the Decorative Arts

It is signed

Signed in charcoal with initials and dated, at lower right: WH/1879

Cite this object as

Drawing, Girl Holding a Shell, 1879; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; charcoal on white wove paper; Sheet: 31.5 x 20.4 cm (12 3/8 x 8 1/16 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-275

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