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Army of the Potomac--A Sharp Shooter on Picket Duty
  • Winslow Homer
    1836–1910
    born: Boston, Massachusetts, United States ; died: Prouts Neck, Maine, United States
  • Army of the Potomac--A Sharp Shooter on Picket Duty, 1862
  • published in Harper's Weekly, November 15, 1862, p. 724
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 279 x 349 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 400 x 232 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 x 13 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 3/4 x 9 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0077
Description
Catalogue raisonné

A union soldier perched in tree shooting rifle with scope. There is a canteen hanging from a branch on the right side.