The Fisherman's Home

Elizabeth "Lizzie" Sarah Wolcott, American, 1828 - 1867
Helen Covell Wolcott, American, 1824 - 1857


not dated

Graphite on wove paper

Image: 6 3/16 × 8 1/16 in. (15.7 × 20.4 cm)

Sheet: 7 1/16 × 8 15/16 in. (17.9 × 22.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Margaret E. Spicer



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Titled, in graphite, lower center margin: The Fishermans home; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: Aunt Celesta / 1825-

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 249.


Helen Covell Wolcott Buck, Elizabeth Sarah Wolcott Petitcler, and John Covell Wolcott (siblings), Cheshire, Massachusetts; to Elizabeth Sarah Petitcler Foster (Elizabeth Petitcler's daughter), Cheshire, Massachusetts; bequeathed to Helen Rena Foster Gearhart (daughter), Palmerton, Pennsylvania, 1942; bequeathed to Elizabeth Gearhart Spicer (daughter), Palmerton, Pennsylvania,1976; bequeathed to Margaret Elizabeth Spicer (daughter), Norwich, Vermont, 1996; given to present collection, 2002.

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