Ship Building, Gloucester Harbor

Winslow Homer, American, 1836 - 1910



Wood engraving on paper

Impression: 9 1/8 × 13 1/2 in. (23.2 × 34.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Appleton 1792 Memorial Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

Winslow Homer and the New England Coast, Whitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County, Connecticut, November 9, 1984-January 9, 1985.

Publication History

Raymond Carney, American Vision: The Films of Frank Capra, Wesleyan, CT: Wesleyan University Press; Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1996.

Raymond Carney, American Vision, Cambridge University Press, September 1986.

Winslow Homer and the New England Coast, Eastern Press, 1984, p. 12.

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. 110, ill. pp. 110, fig. 67.


The Book & Print Shop, Cora McDevitt Wilson (1880-1975), Hanover, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1943.

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