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Winslow Homer and the Civil War: Recent Acquisitions

July 17 – September 21, 1997
West Building, Main Floor, Gallery 74

Winslow Homer, Caravan with Covered Wagons [recto], 1862-1865, graphite with watercolor on wove paper, Gift of Dr. Edmund Louis Gray Zalinski, II, 1996.121.2.a

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

Overview: This focus exhibition of a newly acquired Civil War painting by Winslow Homer, Home, Sweet Home, was on view together with 20 drawings, a watercolor, and a print by the artist from the Gallery's collections. 18 of the drawings came to the Gallery from Edmund Louis Gray Zalinski II. They had been given to his grandfather by Homer in 1904.

Organization: The works in the installation were chosen by Nicolai Cikovsky Jr. and Franklin Kelly, curators of American and British paintings at the National Gallery.

Attendance: 90,237