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Description: American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent
~Not all of the figure painters drawn to the water-color exhibition around 1874 were equally involved in illustration, or equally committed to the narrative-based, English tradition seen in the work of Edwin Austin Abbey and John La Farge, introduced in the previous chapter. Winslow Homer, raised as an illustrator, would quit the business in 1874; Thomas Eakins, an...
PublisherPhiladelphia Museum of Art
Related print edition pages: pp.135-153
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00253.008
Description: Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light
Winslow Homer inaugurated his career as a serious watercolorist with stunning suddenness in the summer of 1873. In late June or early July, he arrived in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and proceeded over the next two months to paint some thirty works. Although he had employed watercolor washes in the past to tint his drawings and to indicate areas of shadow in his designs for wood engravings, the Gloucester pictures represent his first sustained use of the medium to create independent works of art …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.36-74
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00173.007

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