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The End of the Day, Adirondacks

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Description: Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light
Homer was always experimenting with different ways of making marks. For example, in The End of the Day, Adirondacks (figure a). To render these blunt marks, which he left in dry, blue-green wash, the artist used a flat brush with a round end one centimeter wide. He may have employed the same tool to paint the black, horizontal strokes in the reflection of man and boat; this is suggested by the round front ends and uniform one-centimeter widths of those brushstrokes. …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00173.029

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