Winslow Homer, Prisoners from the Front, 1866. Oil on canvas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mrs. Frank B. Porter, 1922, 22.207, TL42108. Photo: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, NY. © Image copyright © The Metropolitn Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, NY
Identification and Creation
Object Number
TL42108
People
Winslow Homer, American (Boston, MA 1836 - 1910 Prouts Neck, ME)
Title
Prisoners from the Front
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1866
Culture
American
Location
Level 3, Room 3600, University Research Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
61 × 96.5 cm (24 × 38 in.)
Framed: 92.7 × 128.6 × 11.4 cm (36 1/2 × 50 5/8 × 4 1/2 in.)
Provenance
With Samuel Putnam Avery, New York, 1866; John Taylor Johnston, New York, 1866–76; sale, Somerville Art Gallery, New York, December 20, 1876, no. 181; Robert Lenox Kennedy, New York, 1876–died 1887; his sister, Mary Lenox Kennedy, New York, 1887–died 1917; her great-grandniece, Rachel Lenox Kennedy (Mrs. Frank B.) Porter, New York, until 1922
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Frank B. Porter, 1922 (22.207)
Object Number
TL42108
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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