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Maine Coast  1896

by Winslow Homer

Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm) [br] Gift of George A. Hearn, in memory of Arthur Hoppock Hearn, 1911 William Howe Downes, Homer’s first biographer, had firsthand knowledge of the coast at Prouts Neck, Maine. He described this canvas as follows: “The design is of a rigid simplicity. We are looking seaward from the cliffs at Prouts Neck on a day of storm. A...
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