Pike, Lake St. John (Ouananiche Fishing)

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American (Boston, MA 1836 - 1910 Prouts Neck, ME)
Pike, Lake St. John (Ouananiche Fishing), 1897
19th century
Watercolor over graphite on heavy white wove paper
35.6 x 53.5 cm (14 x 21 1/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Gift
, 1939.235
signed: brown watercolor, l.r.: W. H. '97
inscription: verso, u.l., black ink: Pike-- Lake St. John / No. 5
inscription: verso, upper edge, graphite: 14 x 21
inscription: verso, l.r., graphite: [encircled:] 10
J.W. Young Galleries, Chicago, 1907; purchased by Horace D. Chapin, Boston, before 1923; private collectore, c. 1936.
Forbes Watson, Winslow Homer, Crown Publishers Inc. (New York, 1942), pg. 78, repro.

Gordon Hendricks, The Life and Work of Winslow Homer, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1979), CL-267, p. 297

Lee Eisenberg and DeCourcy Taylor, The Ultimate Fishing Book, Houghton Mifflin Company (Boston, MA, 1981), reproduced, p. 127

Görel Cavalli-Björkman and Nils Göran Hökby, En Ny Värld, Amerikanst Landskapmåleri, 1830-1900/ A New World, American Landscape Painting, 1830-1900, exh. cat., Gothenburg Art Museum and National Museum Stockholm (Stockholm, Sweden, 1986), cat. 53, repro.

Gene W. Teitelbaum, "Winslow Homer in Canada", Winslow Homer: An Annual (1987), p. 3-32, reproduced, no. 35

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., American Watercolors and Pastels 1875-1950 at the Fogg Art Museum, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2006), checklist, repr. (n.p.)

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 175-76, cat. no. 134, reproduced in color, p. 176

Exhibition History
Watercolors by Winslow Homer, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 06/01/1924 - 08/31/1924
Memorial Exhibition of Winslow Homer, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, 11/15/1911 - 12/12/1911, no. 15
Water Colors by Winslow Homer, 1836 - 1910, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 05/16/1932 - 06/15/1932, no. 16
Paintings and Drawings by Winslow Homer, 1836 - 1910, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/01/1936 - 06/30/1986, no. 31
Unidentified Exhibition, University of Redlands, 1941, University of Redlands, Redlands, 01/25/1941 - 02/27/1941
Watercolors by Winslow Homer, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/09/1944 - 11/01/1944
A New World, American Landscape Painting, National Museum Stockholm, 103 24 Stockholm, 09/18/1986 - 11/23/1986; Gothenburg Art Museum, Gothenburg, 12/06/1986 - 02/15/1987
American Watercolors and Pastels, 1875-1950, at the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/08/2006 - 06/25/2006
American Art and Modernity, 1865–1965, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/2012 - 01/19/2013