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Drawing, Tree Roots on a Hillside, Prout's Neck, 1884

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1884 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is charcoal, brush and white gouache on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Homer and Prout's Neck.

This object was donated by Charles Savage Homer, Jr.. It is credited Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr..

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Its dimensions are

29.7 x 59.3 cm (11 11/16 x 23 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Saint Mars. Verso: Stamped: 37

Cite this object as

Drawing, Tree Roots on a Hillside, Prout's Neck, 1884; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; charcoal, brush and white gouache on laid paper; 29.7 x 59.3 cm (11 11/16 x 23 3/8 in.) ; Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-91

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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