Winslow Homer
American, 1836-1910
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Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Selected exhibitions
2018
Coming Away: Winslow Homer and England,
Milwaukee Art Museum
2017
American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent,
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Wild: Michael Nichols,
Philadelphia Museum of Art

Winslow Homer is one of the best known painters of American scenes of outdoor life. After an apprenticeship in lithography, Homer began his career as an illustrator for Harper's, drawing scenes of the Civil War battlefront. After the war, he traveled to Europe and then spent the summer of 1873 in Gloucester, …

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