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The Lone Boat, detail

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Description: Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light
Despite its title, the main subject of The Lone Boat, North Woods Club, Adirondacks (figure b) is the cloud-filled sky at sunset. Homer painted the sky using multiple hues and a complex array of techniques including blotting, scraping, and wet-on-wet brushwork. The result is a strong sense of clouds accumulating and dispersing while light shifts and changes across their forms. …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago

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