(1836 - 1910)
Winslow Homer was active/lived in Massachusetts, Maine / England. Winslow Homer is known for genre, marine, and figure painting, illustration.
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Born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1836 and growing up in Cambridge,
Winslow Homer became one of the all-time leading figures in American
art, known for his marine genre paintings and for his espousing of
realism, especially of American life. From the 1880s until his death in
1910, his work was focused on issues of mortality and the forces of
nature such as violent storms at sea. Between 1884 and 1889, he
did numerous etchings of his own paintings and watercolors.
had no formal artistic training until he was apprenticed to a
lithographer, J.H. Bufford, but Homer disliked lithography and got work
as an illustrator for Ballou's Pictorial. From 1859 to 1883, he worked from New York for Harper's Weekly<
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