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Under the Falls, The Grand Discharge

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Description: Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting
Winslow Homer was a painter. He thought of himself as a painter and directed his greatest efforts toward this art form. Whether with oils or watercolors, he sought to push his painting to address large themes, and did so in a vocabulary that broke from many American traditions. As an artist devoted to the world as it is, he saw painting as an effort not only to record a particular place and time,...
PublisherBowdoin College Museum of Art
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.1-68
Description: Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light
In September 1870, thirteen years before he settled on the Maine coast, Winslow Homer made the first of many visits to the Adirondack Mountains. This vast wilderness in northern New York offered artists a limitless selection of natural wonders: high mountain peaks, old forests, thousands of lakes, ponds, rapids, and waterfalls, and the mighty Hudson River (see figure 1). For Homer, the region provided the things he cherished and needed most: privacy, plentiful subject matter, the chance to focus …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.136-168

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