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Homeward Bound, 1878

Oil on Canvas
23 × 15 in
58.4 × 38.1 cm
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Homeward Bound is a product of John George Brown’s 1877 and 1878 trips to Grand Manan Island, off …

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Homeward Bound is a product of John George Brown’s 1877 and 1878 trips to Grand Manan Island, off the coast of Maine in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. The island was popular with the American literary and artistic set of the time, including the artists Edward Moran and Alfred Thompson Bricher. While many …

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John George Brown
American, 1831–1913
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One of America’s most popular genre painters, John George Brown had a particular affinity for depicting children and centered his long and successful career on urban and rural American youth. He was especially well known for his paintings of the young boys who sold newspapers and shined shoes on the streets of New York, in which he effectively captured their mixture of sprightly innocence and preternatural shrewdness. Adhering to the tenets of the pre-Raphaelite movement, Brown approached painting with an exacting fidelity to nature.

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Homeward Bound is a product of John George Brown’s 1877 and 1878 trips to Grand Manan Island, off …

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Homeward Bound is a product of John George Brown’s 1877 and 1878 trips to Grand Manan Island, off the coast of Maine in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. The island was popular with the American literary and artistic set of the time, including the artists Edward Moran and Alfred Thompson Bricher. While many …

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Signature
Signed Lower Right
John George Brown
American, 1831–1913
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One of America’s most popular genre painters, John George Brown had a particular affinity for depicting children and centered his long and successful career on urban and rural American youth. He was especially well known for his paintings of the young boys who sold newspapers and shined shoes on the streets of New York, in which he effectively captured their mixture of sprightly innocence and preternatural shrewdness. Adhering to the tenets of the pre-Raphaelite movement, Brown approached painting with an exacting fidelity to nature.

Homeward Bound, 1878

Oil on Canvas
23 × 15 in
58.4 × 38.1 cm
This is a unique work.
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