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The Dinner Horn, 1870

  • Winslow Homer, American, 1836-1910

Wood engraving printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Image: 13 3/4 × 9 inches (34.9 × 22.9 cm) Sheet: 15 3/4 × 11 inches (40 × 27.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Elizabeth P. Kirby Fund

72.525

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Wood engraving (process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Genre
  • Wood engraving (print)
  • Musical instrument
  • Girl
  • Dress
  • United states
  • Cat

Signed on block, lower left edge: W. H.

Inscribed, dated, typeset, upper left: JUNE 11, 1870.! Upper center: HARPER'S WEEKLY. Upper right: 377 Titled, lower center: THE DINNER HORN.- | Drawn by Winslow Homer.!

1972-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Goodrich, L., THE GRAPHIC ART OF WINSLOW HOMER, New York: The Museum of Graphic Art, 1968.

Winslow Homer, The Dinner Horn, 1870, wood engraving printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Elizabeth P. Kirby Fund, 72.525.