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Painting, The Butterfly

This is a Painting. It was created by Winslow Homer. We acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint on canvas. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Charles Savage Homer, Jr..

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Painting, The Butterfly; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; brush and oil paint on canvas; 1917-14-1

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