Winslow Homer (1836-1910)
Property from an Important American Collection
Winslow Homer (1836-1910)

Through the Fields

Winslow Homer (1836-1910)
Through the Fields
signed and dated 'Winslow Homer/18**' (lower left)
gouache and pencil on paper
10 1/8 x 15 ¼ in. (25.7 x 38.7 cm.)
Executed in 1879.
(Possibly) Sale: Wm. A Butters & Co., Chicago, Illinois, Original Water Color and Charcoal Sketches from Nature by Winslow Homer, N.A., 10 December 1879.
(Possibly) Eda Hurd Lord, Evanston, Illinois.
J.W. Young Galleries, Chicago, Illinois, by 1923.
Mrs. Woodruff J. Parker, Chicago, Illinois, 1923.
Mrs. George A. Martin, Cleveland, Ohio, by 1938.
Parke-Bernet, New York, 18-19 October 1946, lot 114.
Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1946.
Charles W. Engelhard, Far Hills, New Jersey, 1959.
By descent to the present owner from the above.
L. Goodrich, A.B. Gerdts, Record of Works by Winslow Homer: 1877 to March 1881, vol. III, New York, 2008, p. 258, no. 849, illustrated.
New York, Wildenstein & Co., A Loan Exhibition of Winslow Homer for the Benefit of the New York Botanical Garden, February 19-March 22, 1947, no. 97.
New York, Wildenstein & Co., Winslow Homer: Watercolors and Drawings, Summer 1948, no. 7.
Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of History, Science and Art; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Arts Center; San Diego, California, Fine Arts Gallery; Houston, Texas, Museum of Fine Arts; San Antonio, Texas, Witte Memorial Museum; Denver, Colorado, Denver Art Museum; Takoma, Washington, Takoma Art League; Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Winslow Homer 1836-1910. Eastman Johnson 1824-1906, February 4, 1949-May 7, 1950, no. 21.
Houston, Texas, Allied Arts Association Annual Art Festival, Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings by Winslow Homer, 1836-1910, November 17-26, 1952, no. 32.

Lot Essay

A drawing related to the present work entitled Two Girls in a Field (Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York) was published in the April 1880 issue of the Art Journal.

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