Winslow Homer

Life Dates:
1836 – 1910
Artist Biography:
Winslow Homer was a self-taught American landscape painter and print maker of the 19th century, best known for his marine subjects. He is a preeminent figure in American art. He started working as a commercial illustrator before taking up oil painting. He has also worked extensively with watercolor. "Look at nature, work independently, solve your own problems."