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Inscription

lower right in black watercolor: Winslow Homer 1881; upper center verso in pen and brown ink by unknown hand: 10; upper left verso in graphite by unknown hand: #2319

Provenance

Mrs. F.S. Clark, Boston, by 1910; Isabella Clark Eaton (Mrs. John Marshall Eaton), Concord, MA, daughter of Mrs. F.S. Clark, by 1932; (Doll & Richards, Boston, 1938); John S. Ames, Boston, 1938; Mrs. John S. Ames, North Easton, MA, by bequest, 1959; one of her sons, by gift.[1] Paul Mellon [1907-1999], Upperville, Virginia; bequest 1999 to NGA, with life interest to Mrs. Mellon; life interest released 2012; Bequest of Mrs. Paul Mellon to NGA, 2012

Exhibition History
1882
J. Eastman Chase, Boston, [watercolors], opened c. 6-c. 20 Feb. 1882
1941
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, [watercolors], opened 19 Oct. 1941
Bibliography
2012
Goodrich, Lloyd and Abigail Booth Gerdts. Record of Works by Winslow Homer. New York, 2012: IV.1, no. 1070, p. 72
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