Winslow Homer (1836-1910)
Schooners in Gloucester Harbor
signed 'Winslow Homer N.A.' (lower right)
gouache and pencil on paper
9 ¾ x 14 in. (24.8 x 35.6 cm)
Executed in 1880.
Jacob Otis Wardwell, Haverhill, Massachusetts.
Sheldon E. Wardwell, Brookline, Massachusetts, son of the above, by descent, 1940.
Charles D. Childs Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, 1941.
Donald B. Wilson, Medford, Massachusetts, 1941.
Caroline Robie, Hill, New Hampshire, wife of the above, by descent, by 1962.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, 1963.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Cunningham Jr., Brookline, Massachusetts, 1963.
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, acquired from the above, 1987.
Meckler Gallery, Inc., Los Angeles, California.
Acquired by the late owners from the above, 1988.
H. Cooper, "First Watercolors," Winslow Homer Watercolors, exhibition catalogue, New Haven, Connecticut, 1986, pp. 20, 28, 244, fig. 12, illustrated.
H. Eiss, Images of the Child, Bowling Green, Ohio, 1994, p. 179.
L. Goodrich, A.B. Gerdts, Record of Works by Winslow Homer: 1877 to March 1881, vol. III, New York, 2008, p. 352, no. 969, illustrated.
Manchester, New Hampshire, Currier Gallery of Art, Collecting in the Granite State: A Survey of Works Privately Owned, n.p., no. 68 (as Gloucester Harbor).
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Chicago, Illinois, Art Institute of Chicago, Winslow Homer, April 3-October 21, 1973, p. 141, no. 170.
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., Winslow Homer in Monochrome, December 12, 1986-January 10, 1987, p. 44, no. 55, illustrated.