This image released by the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass., shows an 1878 oil on canvas painting by Winslow Homer of 9-year-old Charles Prentice Howland. The commissioned portrait, which previously had not been been publicly exhibited, went on display at the museum Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. The painting had been in the family since its creation and was donated to the museum by the sitter’s granddaughter Susan Montgomery Howell. (AP Photo/Clark Art Institute)

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A rare oil painting by the American artist Winslow Homer has been given as a gift to a Massachusetts museum.

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