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Winslow Homer (1836-1910)
Winslow Homer (1836-1910)
Winslow Homer (1836-1910)
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Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Irving Levitt
WINSLOW HOMER (1836-1910)

Startled

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WINSLOW HOMER (1836-1910)
Startled
bears inscription 'Winslow Homer/79' (lower left)
watercolor, gouache and charcoal on paper
14 x 19 3⁄4 in. (35.6 x 50.2 cm.)
Executed in 1878.
Provenance
Mrs. Kathryn Huber, Florida, (possibly) acquired from the artist.
Newhouse Galleries, New York, 1946.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Fleischman, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1955.
Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York, circa 1960.
Acquired by the late owners from the above, 1961.
Literature
(Possibly) “Fine Arts. The Black and White Exhibition of the Salmagundi Sketch Club,” New York Herald, February 12, 1879, p. 6.
Milwaukee Art Institute, "Pictures on Exhibit," vol. 10, no. 6, March 1948, p. 8, illustrated.
The Kennedy Quarterly, December 1960, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 6-7, no. 8, illustrated.
L. Goodrich, A.B. Gerdts, Record of Works by Winslow Homer: 1877 through 1881, vol. III, New York, 2014, p. 105, no. 660, illustrated.
Exhibited
(Possibly) New York, Kurtz Gallery, First Annual Exhibition of Original Black and White Drawings, Sketches and Etchings & c., February 1879, no. 233 (as Coney Island).
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Art Institute, Masterpieces of 19th Century American Painting, March 1948.
Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts, Collection in Progress: Selections from the Lawrence and Barbara Fleischman Collection of American Art, September 29-October 30, 1955, p. 19, no. 17, illustrated.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Art Center, American Painting, 1760-1960: A Selection of 125 Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Fleischman, Detroit, March 3-April 3, 1960, p. 73, illustrated.

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