Four Studies of Soldiers

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Description
Vertical view showing the heads of four soldiers, with color notation, "Blue", beside head, at center left; and an indistinct letter, at top.
Verso: various sketches of (1)a clouded sky, several "W's" inscribed at top; (2)a shore with boulders and vegetation emerging from the water, shown horizontally, with "Redish - white/ L[ight] B[lue]", the places to which are referred to being marked with circles and strokes, respectively, inscribed in the sky.
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
ca. 1863
Accession Number
1912-12-102
Artist
Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910
made in
USA
Medium
Black chalk on beige paper (darkened), lined; verso: charcoal, black and white crayon on beige paper (darkened), lined
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Type
figures
Object Name
Drawing
Type
Drawing