New York, East
12 January 1999
Winslow Homer* (1836-1910)
The ballet at Niblo's garden, New York
pencil and gray-brown wash heightened with white on tan paper
5.3/8 x 8.7/8 in. (12.7 x 22.5 cm.)
Gift of the artist
Alfred Cornelius Howland
Christie's New York, American and European Works on Paper From the Estate of E. Maurice Bloch, June 19, 1990, lot 19
Acquired by the present owner from the above
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San Marino, Faces and Figures in American Drawings, Jan.-Apr. 1989, p. 36, no. 14, illus.
Executed in 1859. There are figurative sketches on the reverse.
This work will be included in the forthcoming Spanierman Gallery/CUNY Goodrich/Whitney catalogue raisonn of the works of Winslow Homer.
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