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Winslow Homer: A Retrospective Exhibition

November 23, 1958 – January 4, 1959
Ground Floor, Central Gallery, Galleries G-7 through G-15

Winslow Homer, Dad's Coming!, 1873, oil on wood, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, 2001.97.1

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 77 paintings, 106 watercolors, prints, and drawings, and a fireplace front of 12 ceramic tiles, 244 works in all, made this the largest exhibition ever of the work of Winslow Homer. It was also the Gallery's second one-person show devoted to a leading American painter. Most pieces went on to New York. The exhibition was coordinated by William P. Campbell.

Attendance: 49,243

Catalog: Winslow Homer: A Retrospective Exhibition, by Albert Ten Eyck Gardner. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art; New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1958.

Other Venues: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, January 29–March 8, 1959

Homer, Winslow
American, 1836 - 1910