Artist Winslow Homer, American, 1836-1910
  • August in the Country, the Seashore
Date 1859
Medium wood engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Image: 9 1/8 × 13 7/8 inches (23.2 × 35.2 cm)
Sheet: 11 5/8 × 16 1/2 inches (29.5 × 41.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sheldon Stern
Accession Number F77.128
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, lower center, in block: W. HOMER Del.
Inscriptions Inscribed, typeset, lower center: AUGUST IN THE COUNTRY - THE SEA- SHORE.
Inscribed, typeset, vertically, upper left: 553
Inscribed, typeset, vertically, center left edge: HARPER'S WEEKLY.
Inscribed, typeset, vertically, lower left: AUGUST 27, 1859.]
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left corner: a 13858
1977-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Beam, Philip C. Winslow Homer's Magazine Engravings. New York, 1979, p. 81, no. 56.