Autumn Foliage with Two Youths Fishing

about 1878
Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910)


Dimensions

28.6 x 21.6 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

68.571

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Inscription

Signed in pen and dark brown ink l.r.: "W.H."
In brush and black l.r.: W. H.

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