Winslow Homer, American landscape painter and printmaker. Winslow Homer is regarded as one of the pre-eminent American artists of his generation. He was born in Boston and initially trained as an illustrator before moving to New York. When Homer was working for Harper’s Weekly he was dispatched to sketch scenes on the frontlines of the American Civil War. After the war, Homer’s paintings were mainly of children and young women, showing his liking for more simple times. Homer traveled to Paris and studied with Manet and Courbet and was influenced by the Impressionist Movement. Later he moved to England where he painted coastal scenes, before moving back to America, continuing to paint coastal scenes based at his family’s estate in Maine. Winslow Homer painted in watercolor as well as in oils.
The Gulf Stream by Winslow Homer was painted in 1899 and is one of his more famous seascape paintings.
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