Two Figures by the Sea

Two Figures by the Sea

1882
Artist
Winslow Homer, American, 1836-1910
Born: Boston, MA
Work Locations: Maine
Country
American
painting
Oil paint on canvas
Funds from Helen Dill bequest
1935.8

Winslow Homer, Two Figures by the Sea, 1882. Oil paint on canvas; 19 ¼ × 34 ¼ in. (48.9 × 87 cm). Funds from Helen Dill bequest, 1935.8

Dimensions
image height: 19.25 in, 48.8950 cm; image width: 34.25 in, 86.995 cm; frame height: 29 3/8 in, 74.6125 cm; frame width: 44 3/8 in, 112.7125 cm; frame depth: 4 1/8 in, 10.4775 cm
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Collection
American Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known Provenance
Gifted by sister-in-law of the artist, Mrs. C.S. Homer to Roland F. Knoedler [1856-1932], New York City, NY; M. Knoedler & Co, New York, NY; purchased by the Denver Art Museum, 1935.
Exhibition History
  • "Opening Exhibition"—Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1941
  • "Survey of American Art"—Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 09/1946
  • "Yankee Painter", A Retrospective Exhibition of Oils, Watercolors and Graphics by Winslow Homer—University of Art Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, 10/1963 - 11/1963, No. 42, Illustrated.
  • On loan to the Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia, 09/1964 - 12/1964
  • "American Marine Painting"—Virginia Museum, 09/1976 - 10/1976
  • "Winslow Homer: Poet of the Sea"—Dulwich Picture Gallery, 02/22/2006 - 05/21/2006
  • Musee d'Art Americain Giverny, 06/18/2006 - 09/24/2006
  • "Coming Away: Winslow Homer in England"—Worcester Art Museum, 11/11/2017 - 02/04/2018