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Study for "The Signal of Distress"
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Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910
Graphite, brush and blue-green, brown, and yellow watercolor, gray wash, traces of black ink on white heavy wove watercolor paper
Vertical view from bridge of ship, showing railing with benches and stormy sea beyond, as two men work in a lifeboat with ropes and pulleys, at center right.
Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum