Coast Scene, with Boats on the Beach

Coastal Scene with Boats, Women, and Children (Cullercoats Beach, Tynemouth)

1881
Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910)


Dimensions

Sheet: 23.2 x 35.6cm (9 1/8 x 14in.)

Accession Number

48.725

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite pencil on cream wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Coastal Scene with Boats, Women, and Children; Three Women carrying children on their backs, Tynemouth, England (Cullercoats Beach)

Inscription

L.r. signed and dated in black watercolor over previous initials (or signature) that have been rubbed out: "Winslow Homer 1881". Verso: miscellaneous notations: in broad graphite point, within an arrow shaped cartouche: 15; in brown ink, crossed out in graphite: 2, and other notes in graphite.

Provenance

John T. Spaulding (1870-1948), Boston; bequest to MFA, June 3, 1948.

Credit Line

Bequest of John T. Spaulding