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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M9309
People
After Winslow Homer, American (Boston, MA 1836 - 1910 Prouts Neck, ME)
Engraved by Unidentified Artist
Title
Surgeon at Work at the Rear during an Engagement
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Harper's Weekly, vol. IV, no. 290, July 12, 1862
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1862
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wood engraving and letterpress on off-white laid paper
Technique
Wood engraving
Dimensions
block: 23.3 × 35.3 cm (9 3/16 × 13 7/8 in.)
sheet: 27.6 × 40.8 cm (10 7/8 × 16 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: right of image, printed text: 436 HARPER'S WEEKLY. [July 12, 1862.
  • inscription: lower left, in block: HOMER
  • inscription: below image, printed text: THE SURGEON AT WORK AT THE REAR DURING AN ENGAGEMENT. - [See Page 439.]
Provenance
W. G. Russell Allen, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1938
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Foster 59
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of W. G. Russell Allen
Accession Year
1938
Object Number
M9309
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Winslow Homer: Eyewitness, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/31/2019 - 01/05/2020

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