Three Boys on a Beached Dory

1873
Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910)


Dimensions

Sheet: 18 x 39.5 cm (7 1/16 x 15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.575

Medium or Technique

Black chalk and opaque white watercolor on buff laid paper with variegated blue and pink fibers

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Not signed or dated

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