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Taking an Observation, (painting)

Painter:
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910
Medium:
Oil on panel
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Portland Museum of Art Seven Congress Square Portland Maine 04101 Accession Number: 1988.55.3
Date:
1886
Notes:
Cikovsky, Nicolai, Jr. and Franklin Kelly, "Winslow Homer," Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1995, fig. 170.
Summary:
Close-up of a man at sea using a sextant to take measurements of the sun.
Topic:
Waterscape
Figure male
Object--Tool--Sextant
Control number:
IAP 89300016
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_377139

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