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Raid on a Sand-swallow Colony – "How Many Eggs?" – Drawn by Winslow Homer (Harper's Weekly, Vol. XVIII)

Artist:
After Winslow Homer (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1836–1910 Prouts Neck, Maine)
Engraver:
W. H. Lagarde (American, active 1873–74)
Publisher:
Harper's Weekly (American, 1857–1916)
Date:
June 13, 1874
Medium:
Wood engraving
Dimensions:
image: 13 3/8 x 9 1/8 in. (34 x 23.2 cm) sheet: 15 9/16 x 10 5/16 in. (39.5 x 26.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
28.111.6(5)
Not on view
Signature: in block: "WH - Lagarde"
Vendor: The New York Public Library
Brandywine River Museum. "Winslow Homer and His Contemporaries," March 24, 2001–May 20, 2001.

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute. "Winslow Homer and His Contemporaries," March 10, 2002–April 28, 2002.

Beam 212; Goodrich 85; Gelman 250
Lloyd Goodrich, Donald H. Karshan The Graphic Art of Winslow Homer Ex. cat., Museum of Graphic Art, New York; Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, San Francisco . 1968, cat. no. 85, p. 32.

Barbara Gelman The Wood Engravings of Winslow Homer. New York, 1969, cat. no. 250, pp. 178, 204, ill.

Philip C. Beam Winslow Homer's Magazine Engravings. New York, 1979, cat. no. 212, pp. 233, 264, ill.



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