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Hunting for Eggs

Winslow Homer

American, 1836–1910

Hunting for Eggs

1874

Medium Gouache, watercolor, and graphite on cream wove paper
Dimensions 9 13/16 x 5 9/16 in. (24.9 x 14.1 cm)
Object Number 1955.1497
Acquisition Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1947
Status Off View

Image Caption

Winslow Homer, Hunting for Eggs, 1874, Gouache, watercolor, and graphite on cream wove paper. The Clark Art Institute, 1955.1497.

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.

Provenance

John Taylor Johnson, New York (his sale, Somerville Art Gallery, 19–22 Dec. 1876, no. 273, sold to Fraser);G. S. Fraser (from 1876); private collection, Boston; [Clyfford Trevor, New York, sold to Clark, 8 Jan. 1947]; Sterling and Francine Clark (1947–55); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.

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