Shepherdess of Houghton Farm
 
Title: Shepherdess of Houghton Farm
Date:1878
Medium:Watercolor and graphite, with additions in ink and gouache, on cream wove paper
Dimensions:27.9 x 48.3 cm
Inscription:Signed and dated lower right: Winslow Homer 1878
Credit Line:Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Provenance:

[Probably William A. Butters & Co., Chicago, 10 Dec. 1879]; Samuel Raymond, Chicago (probably from 1879); Abby M. Raymond, Chicago, his niece (c. 1918); [Macbeth Gallery, New York, 1919]; [Frank W. Bayley & Son, Boston, 1919]; unidentified collection/s

Keywords: animals, children, farming, rural life, watercolors, work
Related materials: Haverkamp-Begemann Entry, Clark Diary Entry, Commentary
Accession Number:1955.1483