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On the Battenkill

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Description: Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light
Winslow Homer (see figure 1), who created among the most breathtaking and influential images in the history of watercolor, was, famously, a man who received almost no formal artistic education. Acknowledged even in his own day as America’s most “original” and “independent” painter in watercolors, he had an intuitive rather than a tutored relationship with this challenging yet flexible medium. Between 1873 and 1905, he created nearly 700 watercolors. A staple of his livelihood, these works were …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.18-34
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00173.006

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