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Winslow Homer Watercolors

March 2 – May 11, 1986
West Building, Ground Floor, Central Gallery (3,000 sq. ft.)

Winslow Homer, Santiago de Cuba, 1885, watercolor and pen and black ink over graphite, Bequest of Julia B. Engel, 1984.58.4

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

Overview: 99 watercolors created by Winslow Homer during the years between 1873 and 1905 were borrowed from 60 public and private American collections to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the artist's birth.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by Helen A. Cooper, curator at Yale University Art Gallery. Nicolai Cikovsky Jr. was coordinator at the National Gallery. Gaillard Ravenel and Mark Leithauser designed the exhibition, and Gordon Anson designed the lighting for the National Gallery.

Sponsor: The exhibition was supported by IBM Corporation.

Attendance: 431,880

Catalog: Winslow Homer Watercolors, by Helen A. Cooper. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1986.

Brochure: Winslow Homer Watercolors. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1986.

Other Venues: Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, June 6–July 27, 1986
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, September 11–November 2, 1986