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image of Home, Sweet Home Winslow Homer (painter)
American, 1836 - 1910
Home, Sweet Home, c. 1863
oil on canvas
overall: 54.6 x 41.9 cm (21 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.) framed: 77.2 x 64 x 7.6 cm (30 3/8 x 25 3/16 x 3 in.)
Patrons' Permanent Fund
1997.72.1
On View
From the Tour: Homer and Eakins: American Painters in the Late 1800s
Object 5 of 8

1863Curtis, G. W. "The Lounger/The National Academy of Design." Harper's Weekly 7 (2 May 1863): 274, no. 331.
1866Aldrich, T. B. "Among the Studios." Our Young Folks, July 1966.
1879"American Painters: Winslow Homer and F. A. Bridgman." The Art Journal n.s. xviii (1879): 154.
1908Mechlin, L. "Winslow Homer." International Studio XXXIV (June 1908): cxxvi, no. 136.
1910Fitzgerald, P. "Winslow Homer/The Noted Artist is Dead." Philadelphia Item, October 1, 1910.
1910"Winslow Homer Dies; Noted Marine Artist." Philadelphia Evening Telegraph, October 1, 1910.
1910"Winslow Homer, Noted Artist, Dies." New York Herald, October 1, 1910.
1911Downes, W. H. The Life and Works of Winslow Homer. Boston, 1911: 46, 47, 48-49, 276.
1911Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of Paintings by Winslow Homer. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1911: XV.
1914Cox, Kenyon. Winslow Homer. New York, 1914: 17-18.
1932Bolton, T. "The Art of Winslow Homer: An Estimate in 1932." The Fine Arts xviii (February 1932): 52, no. 3.
1944Bolton, T. "Homer Revisited at the Whitney." Art News XLIII (October 1944): 17, no. 13, repro.
1944Goodrich, Lloyd. Winslow Homer. New York, 1944: 19, pl. 4.
1958Churchill, Winston. "The Noblest War: Part I, Vol. IV of a History of the English Speaking Peoples." Life XLIV (24 February 1958): 84, no. 8, repro.
1959Goodrich, Lloyd. Winslow Homer. New York, 1959: 114, pl. 2.
1961Gardner, A.T.E. Winslow Homer, American Artist: His World and His Work. New York, 1961: 16, 57, 77-78, 129, 255, repro.
1962Flexner, James Thomas That Wilder Image: The Native School from Thomas Cole to Winslow Homer. New York, 1962: 279 (reprinted 1970).
1966Flexner, James Thomas The World of Winslow Homer, 1836-1910. New York, 1966: 66, 67, 69-70, repro.
1972Wilmerding, John. Winslow Homer. New York, 1972: 42.
1973Goodrich, Lloyd. Winslow Homer. New York, 1973: 51, 134, repro.
1974Grossman, J. Echo of a Distant Drum. 1974: 8, 127, color pl. 05, 198-199, note 57.
1975Davis, M. D. Winslow Homer: An Annotated Bibliography of Periodical Literature. Metuchen, New Jersey, 1975: 15, 85, nos. 102 and 688.
1979Hendricks, G. The Life and Works of Winslow Homer. New York, 1975: 50, 65, 70, notes 28 and 45.
1986Cooper, Helen A. Winslow Homer Watercolors. New Haven, 1986: 17.
1988Simpson, Marc. Winslow Homer Paintings of the Civil War. San Francisco, 1988: 142-147, no. 4, repro.
1995Winslow Homer. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1995-1996: no. 2.
1998McLellan, Diana. "Really Big Shows." Washingtonian 33, no. 11 (August 1998): 70.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 320-321, no. 258, color repro.
2005Goodrich, Lloyd, edited and expanded by Abigail Booth Gerdts. Record of Works by Winslow Homer. 4 vols. New York, 2005: 1:no. 189, repro.
2011Benfy, Christopher. "Winslow Homer: The Stern Facts." The New York Review of Books 58, no. 5 (March 24, 2011): 8-9, color repro.
2012Harvey, Eleanor Jones. "The Civil War and American Art." American Art Review 24, no. 6 (November-December 2012): 82, 84, color repro.
2013Johnson, Ken. “When Painters Showed the War in More than Blue and Gray.” New York Times 162, no. 56,153 (May 31, 2013): C-27, color repro.

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