Drawing, Sheep Resting
This is a drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated October 15, 1878 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is graphite, brush and watercolor on white watercolor paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Charles Savage Homer, Jr..
It is credited
Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr..
Its dimensions are
22.5 x 30 cm (8 7/8 x 11 13/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Watermark: "Damask Linene" and hand holding a rose. Recto: Stamped in black ink, at lower right: Museum for the Arts of Decoration, Cooper Union. Lugt, 457d.
It is signed
Signed and dated, with brush and watercolor, at lower left corner: HOMER OCT 15th 1878
It is inscribed
Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at top: B[urnt]t. sienna; and again, at top right edge: Flesh color Verso: Inscribed in graphite: Leeds Oct 10th 1878.
Cite this object as
Drawing, Sheep Resting; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; graphite, brush and watercolor on white watercolor paper; 22.5 x 30 cm (8 7/8 x 11 13/16 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-55
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape.