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The Return, Tynemouth, infrared photograph

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Description: The Return, Tynemouth, infrared photograph
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Description: Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light
Before he began to paint The Return, Tynemouth (figure c), Homer created a preliminary design, or underdrawing, using a graphite pencil to guide his watercolor applications. Conservators investigate these designs using an infrared camera; under infrared light, many watercolor pigments appear transparent, revealing graphite underneath. …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00173.024

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