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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2018.238
People
After Winslow Homer, American (Boston, MA 1836 - 1910 Prouts Neck, ME)
Engraved by Unidentified Artist
Title
The Army of the Potomac - A Sharp-Shooter on Picket Duty - [From a Painting by W. Homer, Esq.]
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Harper's Weekly, vol. VI, no. 307, November 15, 1862
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1862
Culture
American
Location
Level 3, Room 3600, University Research Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Wood engraving and letterpress on cream laid paper
Technique
Wood engraving
Dimensions
image: 23.2 × 34.9 cm (9 1/8 × 13 3/4 in.)
sheet: 27.6 × 40.2 cm (10 7/8 × 15 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: below image, printed: THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC - A SHARP-SHOOTER ON PICKET DUTY. - [From a Painting by W. Homer, Esq.]
  • inscription: right of image, printed text: 724 HARPER'S WEEKLY [November 15, 1862.
Provenance
[The Old Print Shop, Inc., New York], sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2018
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Foster 62
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Fund for the Acquisition of Prints Older than 150 Years
Accession Year
2018
Object Number
2018.238
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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