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Shepherdess of Houghton Farm

Winslow Homer

American, 1836–1910

Shepherdess of Houghton Farm

1878

Medium Watercolor and graphite, with additions in ink and gouache, on cream wove paper
Dimensions 11 x 19 in. (27.9 x 48.3 cm) Frame: 19 5/16 x 27 3/8 in. (49.1 x 69.5 cm)
Object Number 1955.1483
Acquisition Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1943
Status Off View

Image Caption

Winslow Homer, Shepherdess of Houghton Farm, 1878, Watercolor and graphite, with additions in ink and gouache, on cream wove paper. The Clark Art Institute, 1955.1483.

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

[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, c. 1920–40; [probably Milch Gallery, New York, c. 1940]; [M. A.  McDonald, New York, sold to Clark, 30 Sept. 1942]; Sterling and Francine Clark (1942–55); Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.

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