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The Veteran in a New Field, 1865

Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910)

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Image © 1995 The Metropolitan Museum of Art; used with permission

Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910). The Veteran in a New Field, 1865. Oil on canvas. 24 1/8 x 38 1/8 in. (61.3 x 96.8 cm). Bequest of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876–1967), 1967 (67.187.131). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Image © 1995 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Picturing America is a K-12 teaching tool created by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The tool consists of 40 art-historic images of paintings, sculpture, drawings, decorative objects and architecture that represent several centuries of U.S. history. Used singly, chronologically or thematically, the images provide gateways to cross-curriculum learning in social studies, history, writing, literature, geography, civics, and other subjects.
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