Beaching a Boat (Figures in the Water, Prouts Neck)

Winslow Homer, American, 1836 - 1910

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about 1881-1882

Pen and brown iron gall ink on cream laid paper

Overall: 3 × 8 1/8 in. (7.6 × 20.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: From the estate of Tatiana Ruzicka (1915-1995). Presented in 1997 by Edward Connery Lathem in memory of Rudolph Ruzicka (1883-1978).

D.997.44

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Drawing

Research Area

Drawing

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in ink, on laid paper (probably originally part of the same sheet as the drawing) mounted on backing on frame backing: From / Winslow Homer's Studio / August 20th 1931 / Martha E. Homer.

Course History

SART 15, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Katherine Hart, Spring 2012

SART 15, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Summer 2014

SART 15.02, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Spring 2019

SART 15.01, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Spring 2019

SART 15, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 5-July 15, 2001.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 20, 1998-September 12, 1999.

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

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, pp. 21, 40, 112, 257, ill. p. 113, no. 28.

Provenance

Studio of the artist until about 1917; Charles Savage Homer Jr. (brother of the artist), who acquired the estate; to Mrs. Charles S. (Martha E.) Homer Jr.; to Rudolph Ruzicka (1883-1978), 1931; bequeathed to Tatiana Ruzicka (1915-1995) (his daughter), 1978; bequeathed to Edward Connery Lathem from Tatiana Ruzicka in 1995 to distribute to the museum of his choice; given to present collection, 1997.

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