Reading on the Rocks, Grand Manan

about 1877
John George Brown (American (born in England), 1831–1913)


Dimensions

58.42 x 38.1 cm (23 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

61.1294

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Not On View

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John George Brown
American (born in England), 1831–1913

Reading on the Rocks, Grand Manan, about 1877
Oil on canvas

This painting, which Brown exhibited in 1892, bears a false signature of Winslow Homer.

Gift of Walstein C. Findlay, Jr. in memory of William Wadsworth Findlay, 1961 61.1294

Inscription

Lower left (in another hand): Homer/1888

Provenance

The artist; Walstein C. Findlay, Jr., by about 1959; to MFA, 1961, gift of Walstein C. Findlay, Jr.

Credit Line

Gift of Walstein C. Findlay, Jr. in memory of William Wadsworth Findlay