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Painter:
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910  Search this
Medium:
Transparent and opaque watercolor, over graphite, on off-white wove paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Portland Museum of Art Seven Congress Square Portland Maine 04101 Accession Number: 1988.55.5
Date:
1873
Notes:
"Watercolors by Winslow Homer: the color of light," Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008, fig. 12, pg. 46.
Cikovsky, Nicolai, Jr. and Franklin Kelly, "Winslow Homer," Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1995, no. 69.
Summary:
A boy is seated on the inside of an barrel which lays on its side. The boy rests his arms on his knees. Another overturned barrel is at his side, and several barrels are lined up against a boathouse behind him. The white sail of a boat lays across the barrels, brushing the shoulder of the boy.
Topic:
Figure male--Child  Search this
Architecture exterior--Industry--Shipyard  Search this
Architecture--Other--Boathouse  Search this
Architecture--Boat--Detail  Search this
Object--Other--Container  Search this
Control number:
IAP 89300009
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_376449