Girl on Swing

1879
Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910)


Dimensions

Sheet: 21.0 x 31.9 cm (8 1/4 x 12 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.574

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and opaque white watercolor on buff paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Signed and dated in graphite l.r.: "W.H. ‘79". Watermark: "Vu [-----]"

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: Watermark: "VU (---)"

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