WINSLOW HOMER & THE SEA
MOONLIGHT AT MIDNIGHT
Stars veil their beauty soon
Besides the glorious moon,
When her full silver light
Doth make the whole earth bright.
One of the leading American masters, Winslow Homer (1836-1910) might be called the mariner artist, creating countless interpretations of the sea both in watercolor and oil. The verses of ancient Greek poet Sappho (c. 630/615 B.C. – c. 580-/570 B.C.) have somehow survived, if often in fragments, through hundreds of centuries,
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