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Drawing, Cavalry Soldier

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1863 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is black chalk on tan wove paper, lined. 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

35.9 x 20.5 cm (14 1/8 x 8 1/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Stamped in brown ink, lower right edge: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration, Lugt 457e; and again in black ink, at lower left corner: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration, Lugt 457d.

It is signed

Signed with initials and dated in graphite, lower right corner: W H / 1863

Cite this object as

Drawing, Cavalry Soldier; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; black chalk on tan wove paper, lined; 35.9 x 20.5 cm (14 1/8 x 8 1/16 in. ); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-106

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