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Drawing, Soldier Giving Water to a Wounded Companion

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1864 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is charcoal, white chalk, brush and white gouache on greenish-grey wove paper, mounted on cardboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Charles Savage Homer, Jr.. It is credited Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr..

Its dimensions are

36.5 × 50 cm (14 3/8 × 19 11/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated in charcoal, lower left: HOMER 1864

Cite this object as

Drawing, Soldier Giving Water to a Wounded Companion; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; charcoal, white chalk, brush and white gouache on greenish-grey wove paper, mounted on cardboard; 36.5 × 50 cm (14 3/8 × 19 11/16 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-100

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