Today is the birthday of American master Winslow Homer born on February 24, 1836. The Water Fan* is a brilliant example of the artist’s watercolor technique, created when he would winter in the Caribbean. *A glass bottomed bucket used to find coral.
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Reposted blog. GWEN JOHN: THE CAT LOVER OF ART …..Gwen John spent her last decades living alone, in near-isolation in a dilapidated building, surrounded by her beloved cats. Nancy G. Heller, Women Artists Welsh artist Gwen John (1876-1939?) was inspired by the personalities and antics of her feline companions, utilizing […]
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 […]