Perils of the Sea
 
Title: Perils of the Sea
Date:1881
Medium:Watercolor over graphite on cream wove paper
Dimensions:37.1 x 53.2 cm
Inscription:Signed and dated lower right: HOMER/1881
Credit Line:Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
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

Exhibitions to 1910:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Thomas B. Clarke Collection, 15 Oct. –28 Nov. 1891, no. 92; New York, Union League Club, Paintings of Two Americans—George Inness and Winslow Homer, 10 Mar. –summer 1898, no. 41

Keywords: community life, Europe, men, sea, watercolors, women, work
Related materials: Haverkamp-Begemann Entry, Commentary
Accession Number:1955.774