Winslow Homer
(American, 1836 - 1910)
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.
Name:Winslow Homer
Dates:1836 - 1910
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Private collection204 artworks
National Gallery of Art - Washington DC27 artworks
Museum of Fine Arts - Boston27 artworks
Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY27 artworks
Fogg Museum of Art - University of Harvard, Cambridge, Ma24 artworks
Brooklyn Museum - New York, NY21 artworks
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute - Williamstown, MA14 artworks
Worcester Art Museum - MA11 artworks
Canajoharie Library and Art Gallery - NY11 artworks
Addison Gallery of American Art - Andover, MA9 artworks
Portland Museum of Art - Maine8 artworks

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