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Winslow Homer

Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Winslow Homer–A Boy & His Pumpkin

Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruit. Samuel Butler* Winslow Homer (1836-1910), a major figure in American art, often depicted children during his long  artistic career, especially when using the medium of watercolor.  English author Samuel Butler (1835-1902) was a contemporary of Homer; among his […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Woman in the Window--Where are the Morning Glories?

Arts Everyday Living: Woman in the Window–Where are the Morning Glories?

WOMAN IN THE WINDOW WHERE ARE THE MORNING GLORIES? Any of various plants, especially of the genera Ipomoea and Convolvulus, as I. purpurea, a twining plant having cordiate leaves and funnel-shaped flowers of various colors, often opening only in the morning. Morning Glory, definition, Dictionary.com Here’s another blog featuring the work of American master Winslow Homer (1836-1910). […]

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Childe Hassam, Harney Desert, 1908, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Arts Everyday Living: Childe Hassam in America–Exploring the Multi-Colored Desert

CHILDE HASSAM IN AMERICA EXPLORING THE MULTI-COLORED DESERT     Childe Hassam, though not an Oregonian, created some of the best known paintings of Oregon’s landscape…….. His second trip to Oregon in 1908, was primarily focused on the Harney desert in Malheur County. The Oregon Encyclopeida American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935), like his French contemporary Monet, […]

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Winslow Homer, The Dinner Horn (Blowing the Horn at Seaside), 1870, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Arts Everyday Living: Winslow Homer & America’s Past—Dinner in the Country

WINSLOW HOMER & AMERICA’S PAST DINNER IN THE COUNTRY   I prefer every time a picture composed and painted outdoors.  Winslow Homer* American art icon Winslow Homer (1836-1910), like his contemporaries the French Impressionists, often painted outdoors inspired by the changing color and light of the environment around him. *From Winslow Homer Watercolors by Helen A. […]

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