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Near Andersonville, 1865-1866
Winslow Homer

Oil on canvas, Image H: 23 in, Image W: 18 in, Frame H: 34.75 in, Frame W: 29.75 in, Frame D: 4.75 in
Gift of Mrs. Hannah Corbin Carter, Horace K. Corbin, Jr., Robert S. Corbin, William D. Corbin and Mrs. Clementine Corbin Day in memory of their parents Hannah Stockton Corbin and Horace Kellogg Corbin, 1966  66.354
On View
Primary Title Notes: Identified 1987 by Marc Simpson as the correct title.
Alternate Title: Captured Liberators
Alternate Title Notes: Painting was first known by this title; assigned by Lindley Eberstadt of Edward Eberstadt & Son, New York

Alternate Title: At the Cabin Door
Alternate Title Notes: Title assigned by Lloyd Goodrich, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

Inscriptions:
recto: l.l. black paint "HOMER 65"; l.r. black paint "HOMER 1866"

Labels/Stamps:
back of frame: stamp u.r. black paint "1425"; labels on file: stamp from old backing black ink "PAINTING CONSERVATION STUDIO, INC. / BERNARD RABIN, Conservator / Rear of 38 Halsey Street Newark, N.J. 07100 / [black marker] WAX LINE ACRYLOID B72 / NOV' 66"; printed paper label black and red ink "NO. 69846 / PICTURE"; printed and handwritten paper label "66.354 At the Cabin Door [crossed out] [above blue ink] NEAR ANDERSONVILLE (TITLE CORRECTED 6/9/88 TA) by Winslow Homer / COLLECTION OFTHE NEWARK MUSEUM / [stamp black ink] Neark Museum Association, Newark, N.J.'; printed and typed paper label "THE FINE ARTS MUSEUMS OF SAN FRANCISCO / X M.H. de Young Memorial Museum / Golden Gate Park, San Francisco 94118 / (415) 558-2887 / CaliforniaPalace of the Legion ofHonor / Lincolnpark, San Francisco 94121 / (415) 558-2881 / LOAN NO. / L87.54.16 / LOAN EXHIBITION Winslow Homer: Paintings of the Civil War / LOAN DATES FAMSF July 2 - Sept. 18, 1988; Portland Museum of Art / Oct 9 - Dec. 18, 1988 / Amon Carter Museum / Jan 7 - March 12, 1989 / ARTIST Winslow Homer / TITLE & DATE Near Andersonville, 1865-6 / OWNER Newark Museum / ADDRESS"; printed and handwritten paper label "PICTURING HISTORY; American Painting, 1770-1930 / Circulation Dates: Sept. 1993 - Nov. 1994 . Exhbt. No: 166 / 73. Winslow Homer / [handwritten black marker over whiteout] Near Andersonville, 1865-66 / oil on canvas / 23 x 18 (34 1/2 x 29 3/4 in) / Lender: Newark Museum / Credit: The Newark Museum, Newark, / New Jesrey; Gift of Mrs. Hannah Corbin Carter; Horace K. Corbin, Jr.; Robert S. Corbin; William D. Corbin; and Mrs. Clementine Corbin / Day in memory of their parents, Hannah Stockton Corbin and Horace Kellogg Corbin / 1966 Venues 1-2 only / the american federation of arts / 41 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10021 . Tel. (212) 988-7700"

Provenance: Elijah Kellogg, Elizabeth, New Jersey; to his wife Martha Banks C. Kellogg Corbin; to donors
Exhibition History:
"The Portrayal of the Negro in AMerican Painting," Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (1964)

"Aspects of a Collection: 18th - 19th Century American Painting from the Newark Museum," Knoedler and Company Galleries, New York, New York (Apr. 6 - Apr. 30, 1977)

"Winslow Homer: Paintings of the Civil War", Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, California (Oct. 9 - Dec. 18, 1988)

"Picturing History: American Painting, 1770-1930", Ameican Federation of Arts, New York, New York (Sept. 1993 - Nov. 1994)

"The Civil War and American Art: Frederic Church to Winslow Homer", Smithsonian American Art Museum, (November 16, 2012 - April 28, 2013); The Metropolitan Museum of Art (May 27 - September 2, 2013).

Keywords: Civil War, Painting, Female, Figure, African American