The Sponge Diver

1898–99
Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910)


Dimensions

Sheet: 38.1 x 54.3 cm (15 x 21 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

39.621

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Markings

Partial Whatman watermark: Man 1898

Provenance

Gift of the artist to Dr. William Allen Bartlett, 1906; with Macbeth Gallery (New York) and Frank W. Bayley (Boston), 1924; Horace D. Chapin, 1924; to his sister, Mrs. Robert B. Osgood (nee Margaret L. Chapin), 1937; her gift to MFA, 1939.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Osgood