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August in the Country, the Seashore, 1859

  • Winslow Homer, American, 1836-1910

Wood engraving printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Image: 9 1/8 × 13 7/8 inches (23.2 × 35.2 cm) Sheet: 11 5/8 × 16 1/2 inches (29.5 × 41.9 cm)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sheldon Stern

F77.128

Signed, lower center, in block: W. HOMER Del.

Inscribed, typeset, lower center: AUGUST IN THE COUNTRY - THE SEA- SHORE. Inscribed, typeset, vertically, upper left: 553 Inscribed, typeset, vertically, center left edge: HARPER'S WEEKLY. Inscribed, typeset, vertically, lower left: AUGUST 27, 1859.] Inscribed, in pencil, lower left corner: a 13858

1977-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Beam, Philip C. Winslow Homer's Magazine Engravings. New York, 1979, p. 81, no. 56.

Winslow Homer, August in the Country, the Seashore, 1859, wood engraving printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sheldon Stern, F77.128.