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Winslow Homer

Perils Of The Sea (G. 99), 1888

Etching, on imitation Japan paper, with the anchor and dial remarqués
16 3/8 × 21 7/8 in
41.6 × 55.6 cm
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printed by Charles S. White in 1941, published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, with …

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printed by Charles S. White in 1941, published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, with full margins, framed.

16.375 x 21.875 inches; 429 x 556 mm.
Sheet: 20.375 x 25.625 inches; 518 x 651 mm.

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Winslow Homer
American, 1836–1910
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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, Massachusetts, where he began to work in watercolor—what would eventually became his primary medium. Homer's outdoor genre scenes painted a varied picture of Americana, from scenes of wilderness guides, to rural African American life in the post-Civil War era, to children at play. In 1881, he spent almost two years on the English coast depicting simple scenes of the local communities. As his career evolved, Homer turned more and more to the sea, and a move to a secluded spot in coastal Maine prompted the eternal struggle between man and nature to become a prominent theme in his work.

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printed by Charles S. White in 1941, published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, with …

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printed by Charles S. White in 1941, published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, with full margins, framed.

16.375 x 21.875 inches; 429 x 556 mm.
Sheet: 20.375 x 25.625 inches; 518 x 651 mm.

Medium
Print
Winslow Homer
American, 1836–1910
Follow

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, Massachusetts, where he began to work in watercolor—what would eventually became his primary medium. Homer's outdoor genre scenes painted a varied picture of Americana, from scenes of wilderness guides, to rural African American life in the post-Civil War era, to children at play. In 1881, he spent almost two years on the English coast depicting simple scenes of the local communities. As his career evolved, Homer turned more and more to the sea, and a move to a secluded spot in coastal Maine prompted the eternal struggle between man and nature to become a prominent theme in his work.

Winslow Homer

Perils Of The Sea (G. 99), 1888

Etching, on imitation Japan paper, with the anchor and dial remarqués
16 3/8 × 21 7/8 in
41.6 × 55.6 cm
Bidding closed
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