Boy and Girl on a Hillside

1878
Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910)


Dimensions

Sheet: 22.7 x 28.7cm (8 15/16 x 11 5/16in.)

Accession Number

68.568

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Probably painted in Mountainville, New York

Inscription

Signed and dated in black watercolor l.r.: "HOMER 1878"

Provenance

Probably Wm Butters & Co., Chicago, auction 7-10 Dec. 1879 ("Original Water Colors and Charcoal Sketches from Nature by Winslow Homer N.A.) to Mrs. Wirt Dexter; by descent to her daughter, Katharine Dexter McCormick (b. about 1875 - d. 1967), Santa Barbara, CA and Boston; 1968, bequest of Katharine Dexter McCormick to the MFA. (Accession date: September 11, 1968)

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Dexter McCormick