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Print, Waiting for a Bite, from Harper's Weekly, August 22, 1874, p. 693, August 22, 1874

This is a Print. It was after Winslow Homer. It is dated August 22, 1874 and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is wood engraving on off-white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Arthur B. Carlson.

Its dimensions are

Frame: 39.7 x 50.2 cm (15 5/8 x 19 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed on block at end of log, lower right: WH; and again on block, lower right: LAGARDE Sc.

It is inscribed

Caption: WAITING FOR A BITE. - (DRAWN BY WINSLOW HOMER.)

Cite this object as

Print, Waiting for a Bite, from Harper's Weekly, August 22, 1874, p. 693, August 22, 1874; After Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; wood engraving on off-white wove paper; Frame: 39.7 x 50.2 cm (15 5/8 x 19 3/4 in.); Gift of Arthur B. Carlson; 1951-93-15

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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