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Blossom Time in Virginia, 19th century

  • Winslow Homer, American, 1836-1910

Watercolor and graphite pencil on cream wove paper

  • Sheet: 14 × 20 inches (35.6 × 50.8 cm)
  • 21 3/4 × 27 3/8 × 1 3/8 inches (55.2 × 69.5 × 3.5 cm)

Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill

70.259

Inscribed, in pencil, upper right, verso: ( ) ( ) 653-3; 19 5/8 x 3 1/2 ( ) Inscribed, lower right, verso: 3 | 2 orchard oak Inscribed, inscription along the center of right edge: [illegible]

the artist, Winslow Homer

by inheritance to C.S. Homer

gift to his son, C.L. Homer (nephew of Winslow Homer). Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA)

1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Winslow Homer Watercolors. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1986, pp. 32-33 (fig. 18). Wood, Peter H. and Karen C.C. Dalton. Winslow Homer's Images of Blacks, the Civil War and Reconstruction Years. Exh. cat., Menil Collection. Houston, 1988, pp. 73-74 (ill.).

Winslow Homer, Blossom Time in Virginia, 19th century, watercolor and graphite pencil on cream wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill, 70.259.