A Fisherman's Day

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    United States
  • Material

    Watercolor on thin cardboard
  • Dimension

    H x W: 31.3 x 49.1 cm (12 5/16 x 19 5/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Winslow Homer (1836-1910)
  • Provenance

    Reichard and Company, New York [1]
    To 1913
    William T. Evans (1843-1918), New York and New Jersey, purchased from Gustav Reichard, to 1913 [2]
    From 1913 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the William T. Evans sale, American Art Association, March 31 and April 1-2, 1913, no. 39 [3]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
    [1] See Provenance Remark 1 in the object record, as well as Curatorial Remark 3, Kate Theimer, April 28, 1994, in the object record. See also, Dana H. Carroll and William Thomas Evans, New York, Illustrated Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings Formed by the Widely Known Amateur William T. Evans, sale cat. (New York, NY: American Art Association, March 31-April 1 and 2, 1913), no. 39.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] See note 1. See also, List of American Paintings Other than by Whistler, A, pg. 10, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [4] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Winslow Homer: Four Views of Nature (November 22, 2008 to May 25, 2009)
    Untitled Exhibition, Freer West Corridor (December 11, 1995 to March 4, 1996)
    American Paintings (May 31, 1979 to June 17, 1980)
    American Paintings, Watercolors, and Pastels (December 11, 1976 to March 24, 1977)
    American Paintings (September 8, 1961 to May 2, 1973)
    Untitled Exhibition, American Oil Paintings, 1958 (June 29, 1958 to October 27, 1959)
    Centennial Exhibition, Galleries 8 and 9 (February 25, 1956 to April 28, 1958)
    Untitled Exhibition, American Oil Paintings, Gallery 3, 1947 (September 25, 1947 to April 12, 1955)
    Untitled Exhibition, American Oil Paintings, Gallery 4, 1947 (September 25, 1947 to February 25, 1956)
    Untitled Exhibition, Whistler Watercolors, Oil Paintings, and Pastels (January 20, 1944 to October 13, 1947)
    Whistler Pastels and Drawings, Re-arranged and some additions (January 7, 1924 to January 20, 1944)
    American Paintings, Miscellaneous (May 2, 1923 to March 23, 1925)
    Untitled Exhibition, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, October 1917 (October 1917)
    Untitled, Detroit Club, December 1914 (December 1914)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Reichard and Company
    William T. Evans (American, born Ireland, 1843-1918)
    American Art Association (established 1883) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    United States
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

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