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Adirondacks Guide

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Description: Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light
With a flick of his knife tip, Homer placed a white glint in the eye of Rufus Wallace, the subject of Adirondacks Guide (figure a). After years of scraping and otherwise manipulating his watercolors, the artist was capable of incredible control and precision. He would have known how much resistance to expect from the stiffly sized linen paper fibers and how sharp his blade needed to be to form the tiny white speck he desired. By offering this minute detail amid the loose forms of …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago

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