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The Noon Recess

A work made of wood engraving on buff wove paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of wood engraving on buff wove paper.


published June 28, 1873


Winslow Homer (American, 1836-1910)
published by Harper’s Weekly (American, 1857-1916)

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Winslow Homer


The Noon Recess


United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Published 1873


Wood engraving on buff wove paper


Image: 23 × 34.7 cm (9 1/16 × 13 11/16 in.); Sheet: 29 × 42.4 cm (11 7/16 × 16 3/4 in.)

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Gift of Arthur and Hilda Wenig

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