Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910)
21.2 x 33.7cm (8 3/8 x 13 1/4in.)
Medium or Technique
Black chalk and opaque white watercolor on buff paper
Not On View
Signed and dated in white watercolor l.l.: "HOMER / 1879". Watermark: "Saint Mars"
PDP Watermark Type: Watermark: "Saint Mars"
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)
Bequest of Katharine Dexter McCormick