Winslow Homer
(American, 1836 - 1910)
This person is associated with: Realism

Winslow Homer (1836 - 1910) American landscape, marine and genre painter. He was born in Boston, where he worked as a lithographer and illustrator. In 1861 he was sent to the Civil War battlefront as correspondent, his work winning international acclaim.

After the war, he worked as both a painter and illustrator. In 1876, Homer abandoned illustration altogether to devote himself to painting. His chief inspirations were the American rural scene and the sea. His paintings are in leading museums throughout the United States.

Contributors:   rocsdad
Name:Winslow Homer
Dates:1836 - 1910
This artist has 554 artworks in the database. Add more!
Top owners of works by this artist
Private collection216 artworks
Museum of Fine Arts - Boston(United States - Boston)27 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY(United States - New York)27 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DC(United States - Washington)27 artworks
Fogg Museum of Art - Harvard University(United States - Cambridge, Greater Boston, Massachusetts)26 artworks
Brooklyn Museum(United States - New York)22 artworks
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute - Williamstown, MA(United States - Williamstown, MA)18 artworks
Worcester Art Museum - MA(United States - Worcester)13 artworks
Canajoharie Library and Art Gallery - NY(United States - Canajoharie, New York)11 artworks
Portland Museum of Art - Maine(United States - Portland, Maine)11 artworks
Addison Gallery of American Art - Andover, MA(United States - Andover)9 artworks

Discussion forms will be added in the future, most likely Autumn of 2013.
Creative works made by this person are in the PUBLIC DOMAIN (not copyrighted).

This person died over 70 years ago (in 1910).

rocsdad:2 edits