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Drawing, Girl on a Swing, 1879

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1879 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. and catalogued by Amanda Sarroff. It is credited Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr..

Its dimensions are

21.3 x 13.4 cm (8 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated, in graphite, at lower left: "HOMER 1879."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Girl on a Swing, 1879; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; graphite on off-white wove paper; 21.3 x 13.4 cm (8 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-64

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