The Army of the Potomac - A Sharp Shooter on Picket Duty

Winslow Homer, American, 1836 - 1910



Wood engraving on wove paper

Image: 9 1/16 × 13 3/4 in. (23 × 35 cm)

Sheet: 10 3/16 × 15 1/16 in. (25.8 × 38.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Carl Golub



Harper's Weekly


Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in block, lower right: Homer; printed, lower center margin: THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC - A SHARP SHOOTER ON PICKET DUTY. - [FROM A PAINTING BY W. HOMER, ESQ.].

Exhibition History

American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.

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