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lower left in black: HOMER 1883

Provenance

James W. Ellsworth, Chicago, by 1890; (M. Knoedler & Co., nd); Charles R. Henschel, New York, by 1935; Ruth K. Henschel (Mrs. Charles R. Henschel), New York, 1956, gift to NGA, 1975

Exhibition History
1883
English and Maine subjects, Doll & Richards, Boston, 1-15 Dec 1883, no. 34 (as Sunlight after a Storm).
1890
James W. Ellsworth Collection, Art Institute of Chicago, 5 May-1 Nov 1890 (as Surf at Scarboroug, ME).
1941
Watercolors and Drawings by Winslow Homer, Institute of Modern Art, Boston, 21 Jun-15 Jul 1941; California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 9 Aug-10 Sep 1941, no. wc-2
1944
Oils and Watercolors by Winslow Homer, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 3 Oct-2 Nov 1944.
1962
Water Colors by Winslow Homer from the Collection of Mrs. Charles R. Henschel, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 6 Jul-12 Sep 1962, no. 3
1966
Watercolors by Winslow Homer, 1836-1910, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, 7 Jul-28 Aug 1966, no. 17
1978
Master Drawings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art and Promised Gifts, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978, p. 108.
1995
Winslow Homer, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 15 Oct 1995-28 Jan 1996 (National Gallery of Art only, not in catalogue).
1996
An Amazing Bit of Sleight of Hand: Winslow Homer's Watercolor Techniques, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, 1996, no cat.
2005
Winslow Homer in the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2005-2006, unnumbered brochure, fig. 7.
Bibliography
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 683, no. 1099, color repro.
1986
Cooper 1986, p.126, fig.116.
1987
Wilmerding, John. American Marine Painting. Rev. ed. of A History of American Marine Painting, 1968. New York, 1987: 155, 157,160, fig.148.
1992
National Gallery of Art, Washington. Washington, D.C., 1992: 323, repro.
1993
"A Summer's Pleasure: Incoming Tide, Scarboro, Maine by Winslow Homer." The American Art Journal XXV, 1993, 63-73.
1996
Weingrod, Carmi. "Methods and Materials: A Report on Artist's Papers." American Artist, 60 (October 1996): 14 (repr).
2006
Lévy, Sophie et al. Winslow Homer: Poet of the Sea, Exh. cat. Giverny: Terra Foundation for American Art, 2006, 41, 48-49.
2008
Tedeschi, Martha with Kristi Dahm. Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light, Art Institute of Chicago, 2008: 115, fig. 6.
2012
Goodrich, Lloyd and Abigail Booth Gerdts. Record of Works by Winslow Homer. New York, 2012: IV.2, no. 1206, p. 258-259
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