Perils of the Sea

Provenance

Thomas B. Clarke (by 1889–99, his sale, American Art Association, New York, 14–18 Feb. 1899, no. 269); Dr. Alexander C. Humphreys, New York (1899–1917, his sale, American Art Association, New York, 14–15 Feb. 1917, no. 115); [M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1917]; Samuel A. Lewisohn, New York (1917); Col. Oliver Hazard Payne, New York (1917); Emma C. Larson; Francis Minot Weld Jr., New York (1927–d.1949); Julia Deforest Tiffany Weld, New York, his wife, by descent (from 1949); [M. Knoedler & Co., New York, sold to Clark, 29 Mar. 1950]; Sterling and Francine Clark (1950–55); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.

Winslow Homer

American, 1836–1910

Perils of the Sea

1881

Watercolor over graphite on cream wove paper

14 5/8 x 20 15/16 in. (37.1 x 53.2 cm) Frame: 23 x 29 5/16 in. (58.4 x 74.5 cm)


Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1927

1955.774


OFF VIEW

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Haverkamp-Begemann, Egbert, Standish D. Lawder, and Charles W. Talbot, Jr. Drawings from the Clark Art Institute: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Robert Sterling Clark Collection of European and American Drawings, Sixteenth Through Nineteenth Centuries, at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. 2 volumes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1964.