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A Game of Croquet

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Description: A Game of Croquet
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Description: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University...
With the end of the Civil War in 1865, Americans struggled to find stability after nearly five years of violence and social discord. For Winslow Homer, an artist whose career had been established during the war, the peacetime transition was particularly challenging. In A Game of Croquet, Homer discovered a worthy subject from the world of popular culture, a source previously untapped by American artists...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.318-353

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