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Drawing, Clapboard Shack

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winslow Homer. It is dated 1863–64 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on blue 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

15.5 x 24.1 cm (6 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite with color notations throughout. Verso: Inscribed with signature of : Captain Albert V. Meeks/ Company G-Anerson / Zouaves-62-N-Y-S-V-

Cite this object as

Drawing, Clapboard Shack; Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; graphite, brush and white gouache on blue paper; 15.5 x 24.1 cm (6 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.); Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.; 1912-12-97

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