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Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910), West Point, Prout’s Neck, 1900. Oil on canvas, 30 1/16 x 48 1/8 in. (76.4 x 122.2 cm). Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1955.7

Arts Everyday Living: American Sunsets in Art—From California Mountains to the Maine Coast

  Two American artists William Keith (1838-1911) and Winslow Homer (1836-1910) were contemporaries, who interpreted the vast landscapes of the United States, but on opposite sides of the continent.  Keith, originally from Scotland, eventually settled in California where he painted the fiery sky of Mount Diablo at sunset, while Homer concentrated on the Maine coast […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Monet’s Teacher–From Sea Cliffs to Venetian Canals

  French artist Eugene Boudin (1824-1898) was a master of seascapes and his art was an inspiration for the young Claude Monet (1840-1926), who worked with the older painter in their native city Le Havre in Normandy.  Boudin also traveled to Venice and like so many painters through the centuries, captured in paint monumental landmarks […]

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