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Drawing, Two Views of Sheep Grazing in a Field, probably 1875–78

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated probably 1875–78 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is graphite on gray-green 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

17.6 x 21.4 cm (6 15/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: "Damask Linene" and hand holding a rose

It is signed

Verso: Signed with initials in ?, at lower right: ?

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite: Hard-a-Port; and again erased: "A Quick Passage from Europe."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Two Views of Sheep Grazing in a Field, probably 1875–78; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; graphite on gray-green paper; 17.6 x 21.4 cm (6 15/16 x 8 7/16 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-54

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