Driving Cows to Pasture

1879
Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910)


Dimensions

Sheet: 21.7 x 34.5 cm (8 9/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.569

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Inscription

Signed and dated in black watercolor l.l.: "HOMER ‘79"

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