Monday, April 6, 2009

Winslow Homer

Afterglow, 1883. * (half of the painting... other half below.) Watercolor on paper, 14 x 21 ". Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Taking Wet Provisions, 1903. Watercolor and graphite on white wove paper, 14 x 21". (MOMA, New York)
* see above
Prout's Neck Breakers, 1883. Watercolor 14 x 21". Art Institute of Chicago.
1836-1910. US painter and lithographer, known for his vivid seascapes, in both oil and watercolor, which date from the 1880s-1890s.
Born in Boston, Homer made his reputation as a Realist painter with Prisoners from the Front 1866 (MOMA, New York), recording the miseries of the American Civil War. After a visit to Paris he turned to lighter subjects such as studies of country life, Which reflect early Impressionist influence. (Brockhampton)

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