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Drawing, Shepherdess Resting Under a Tree, 1878

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1878 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is graphite, brush and gouache on gray-green 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: 13.3 x 21.8 cm (5 1/4 x 8 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: A St. MARGEL -; Stamped in black ink, at lower right corner: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union.

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: W H 1878

It is inscribed

Verso: Inscribed in graphite, left margin: 4

Cite this object as

Drawing, Shepherdess Resting Under a Tree, 1878; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; graphite, brush and gouache on gray-green wove paper; Sheet: 13.3 x 21.8 cm (5 1/4 x 8 9/16 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-88

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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