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Drawing, Fishermen on a Rock, September 8, 1878

This is a Drawing. It is dated September 8, 1878 and we acquired it in 1923. Its medium is charcoal, black and white chalk on gray laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. F. Hopkinson Smith. It is credited Gift of Mrs. F. Hopkinson Smith.

Its dimensions are

36.6 × 57.3 cm (14 7/16 × 22 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated in black chalk, lower left: FHS Sept. 8/78

Cite this object as

Drawing, Fishermen on a Rock, September 8, 1878; USA; charcoal, black and white chalk on gray laid paper; 36.6 × 57.3 cm (14 7/16 × 22 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. F. Hopkinson Smith; 1923-41-3

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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