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Drawing, Study for "Snap the Whip"

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1872 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is recto: black and white chalk, touches of light orange chalk on green wove paper verso: graphite, and black and white chalk on green wove paper. 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

Sheet: 23.5 x 42 cm (9 1/4 x 16 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in black in, at lower left: "Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration"; Lugt, 457d.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "Snap the Whip"; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; recto: black and white chalk, touches of light orange chalk on green wove paper verso: graphite, and black and white chalk on green wove paper; Sheet: 23.5 x 42 cm (9 1/4 x 16 9/16 in.) ; Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-82

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