American Paintings and Sculpture
Artist: Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910

In Front of Yorktown

ca. 1863–66

Oil on canvas

13 1/4 x 19 1/2 in. (33.6 x 49.6 cm) framed: 21 x 27 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (53.3 x 69.9 x 8.9 cm)
Gift of Samuel Rossiter Betts, B.A. 1875
1930.15
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view*
Bibliography: 

Helen A. Cooper et al., Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2008), 3, 73, 156–57, 324, no. 94, ill.

Lucretia Hoover Giese and Roy Perkinson, “A Newly Discovered Drawing of Sharpshooters by Winslow Homer: Experience, Image , and Memory,” Winterthur Portfolio 45, no. 1 (Spring 2011): 84, fig. 20.

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