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Drawing, Young Soldier, Sketch of a Soldier Giving Water to a Wounded Companion

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated ca. 1864 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is brush and oil, gouache, graphite on canvas, 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

36 × 18.2 cm (14 3/16 × 7 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, right edge: pre[u?] / peace

Cite this object as

Drawing, Young Soldier, Sketch of a Soldier Giving Water to a Wounded Companion; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; brush and oil, gouache, graphite on canvas, lined ; 36 × 18.2 cm (14 3/16 × 7 3/16 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-110

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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