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Vine Clad Shore—Monhegan Island

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Painted on Monhegan Island off the coast of Maine during the summer of 1913, George Bellows’s small oil on panel Churn and Break (fig. 1) depicts a shore and its surrounding sea. The observer’s gaze encounters a mound of dark, almost black, rocks, which glisten with trails of moisture and light. To the left, the sea, sweeping in a great wave up...
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.136-154
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00193.006