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Seaside Sketches, a Clam Bake, 1873

  • Winslow Homer, American, 1836-1910

Wood engraving printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Image: 9 1/4 × 14 inches (23.5 × 35.6 cm) Sheet: 10 3/4 × 15 7/8 inches (27.3 × 40.3 cm)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sheldon Stern

F77.132

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Wood engraving (process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Ships
  • Figures (representations)
  • Genre
  • Wood engraving (print)
  • Marine (visual work)
  • United states
  • Fish

Signed, lower right in block: W. Homer

Inscribed, on block, lower left: REDDING Inscribed, typeset, lower center: SEA-SIDE SKETCHES - A CLAM-BAKE. - [See Page 742] Inscribed, typeset, upper right: 740 Inscribed, typeset, center right edge: HARPER'S WEEKLY Inscribed, typeset, lower right: [August 23, 1873.

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

Goodrich, L. The Graphic Art of Winslow Homer. New York, 1968, p. 31, no. 77 (pl. 65).

Winslow Homer, Seaside Sketches, a Clam Bake, 1873, wood engraving printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sheldon Stern, F77.132.