1836 - 1910 年
ON THE FENCE
signed with initials WH and dated '78 (lower right)
watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper laid down on card
6 5/8 by 8 1/2 inches
(16.8 by 21.6 cm)
F.W. Bayley & Son, Boston, Massachusetts
William Howe Downes, Boston, Massachusetts, 1910 (acquired from the above)
Alfred B. Downes, Boston, Massachusetts (by descent; sold: Sotheby's, New York, October 19, 1972, lot 13)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale
Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, Loan Exhibition of Paintings by Winslow Homer, February-March 1911
"The Water-Color Exhibition. List of Pictures Already Sold," Evening Post, New York, February 6, 1879, n.p.
"Art Notes," Sun, New York, February 10, 1879, n.p.
"Close of the Exhibition of the Water Color Society–A Most Successful Season," New York Herald, March 2, 1879, n.p.
William Howe Downes, The Life and Works of Winslow Homer, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1911, p. 92, illustrated op. 118
Lloyd Goodrich and Abigail Booth Gerdts, Record of Works by Winslow Homer: 1877 to March 1881, vol. III, New York, 2008, no. 679, p. 118, illustrated