Related Objects
Current Location:
Flat File 01 -> Drawer 4 (FF)
Location Notes:
FF; Drawer 4

“Artists Sketching in the White Mountains, 1868“ by Winslow Homer

Artwork
Identifier:
2015.59.54
Artist:
Portland Museum of Art
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster image of original 1868 oil on panel
Date:
2012
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 11 in Width: 14 in
Description:
Three artist are depicted sketching with easels looking toward mountains in the background.
Historical Context:
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."