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

Vine Clad Shore—Monhegan Island

Image details
Description: Vine Clad Shore—Monhegan Island
Related content: Chapters (1) Images (500)

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

Description: Experience
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