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Drawing, Tree Roots, Prout's Neck

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1884 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is charcoal, chalk, brush and gouache on gray laid 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

39.7 x 58.1 cm (15 5/8 x 22 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Saint Mars / JU

It is signed

Signed in charcoal, lower left: HOMER

It is inscribed

Verso: Inscribed in charcoal: 50e

Cite this object as

Drawing, Tree Roots, Prout's Neck; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; charcoal, chalk, brush and gouache on gray laid paper; 39.7 x 58.1 cm (15 5/8 x 22 7/8 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-90

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape.

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