Please wait while we complete your search...
Please wait while we complete your search...
Yale University Press
Accessibility Options
Site search
  • Return to previous
  • Page

A Garden in Nassau, infrared detail

Image details
Description: A Garden in Nassau, infrared detail
Related content: Chapters (1) Images (9)

Select a chapter below to view this image within the text.

Description: Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light
Homer’s detailed underdrawing for A Garden in Nassau (figure a), reveals that he initially drew two figures to the left of the gate; climbing the wall to pick coconuts, they do not appear in the final work. Examination of the surface indicates that the artist painted the figures, at least with preliminary washes, and then erased the area by scraping, leaving partial outlines of the forms behind. Nineteenth-century watercolor manuals discussed scraping as a means to …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago

Note: Some of the images of artworks presented on this platform were not sourced from the original print publication. However, in order to preserve the scholarly record of the print publication, all original image captions and credit lines have been retained on the platform. Learn more about our image policies.

Loading image