Army of the Potomac--A Sharpshooter on Picket Duty

Winslow Homer, American, 1836 - 1910



Wood engraving

Impression: 9 1/16 × 13 11/16 in. (23 × 34.8 cm)

Sheet: 10 1/16 × 15 3/8 in. (25.6 × 39.1 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


Inscribed, in graphite, lower left corner: No [superscript] 62; stamped, in purple ink, on reverse, upper right margin: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE / LIBRARY / APPLETON FUND

Exhibition History

Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January-February 1976.

Nineteeth Century American Prints, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-June 22, 1977.

Winslow Homer and the American Civil War, Israel Sack Gallery [American Works on Paper wall], Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October-December 2012.


Cora McDevitt Wilson (1880-1975), The Book & Print Shop, Hanover, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1944.

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