The works of American painter Winslow Homer
is the early 1870s worked to solidify the image of the little red schoolhouse as an American national icon and are usefully interpreted today as persistent sparks of pastoral sentiment.
Fritzsch; Charles Adolph Alphand; Domenico Amici; Adolphe Lalauze; Francis Grose; Elias Ridinger; Adam Perelle; Gerard Vandergucht; Winslow Homer
; Thomas Nast; Walter Gerkie, and many others.
Working a century after Copley, Winslow Homer
sought to observe and imitate the world around him, as surely as Copley did but through different means.
The worlds of van Gogh and Turner and Winslow Homer
, and Wordsworth too, and Frost and Jeffers and Whitman, are gone, and will not return.
The work features the likenesses of Aaron Douglas, Mark Rothko, Alfred Stieglitz, John Sloan, Alex Raymond, Roy Lichtenstein, Lee Krasner, Winslow Homer
, Frederick Church, and Tamara de Lempicka.
Image: Kissing the Moon (1904) by Winslow Homer
. Oil on canvas, 30.25 x 40 in.
Connor's general essay, "Not at Home: The Nineteenth-Century New Woman," describes the particular slant of this investigation: "[C]haracterized as intelligent, professional and physically active, these 'new women' appear repeatedly in the works of Winslow Homer
, William Merritt Chase, John Singer Sargent and their contemporaries.
In Maine, where the family spent summer months, he experimented with watercolors and painted landscapes in the style of Winslow Homer
, with whom along with Thomas Eakins, he felt strong kinship.
I recommend you see some of my favorite works--The Bedroom by Vincent Van Gogh; Sharecropper by Elizabeth Catlett; the Kuba Mukenga Mask, Kuba People, Zaire, Africa; Herring Net by Winslow Homer
; Candy Spill by Felix Gonzalez-Torres; and of course A Sunday on La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat.
(1836-1910), although relatively unknown in England, is considered by many to be one of America's greatest artists.
Anna Kirwan's PORTRAITS OF FLOWERS AND SHADOWS (0439710133, $9.99) is set in 1879 and tells of headstrong orphan Areila, who runs away from her evil guardian and finds a friend in moody artist Winslow Homer
, who asks to paint her picture.
Through a series of intertwining events, she becomes a model for Winslow Homer
's painting, Girl and Laurel.