Artistic Memories 29 September: Winslow Homer


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Artist: Winslow Homer

Dates: 24 February 1836 – 29 September 1910

Nationality: American

Title of Piece: Dressing for the Carnival

Dressing for the Carnival by Winslow Homer Dressing for the Carnival by Winslow Homer

Brief Biography: Homer was a landscape painter and printmaker renowned for his marine subjects. He worked as an illustrator for nearly 20 years submitting glimpses of Boston life to Balleu’s Pictorial and Harper’s Weekly. Homer’s paintings are direct and energetic interpretations of the stoic relationship between man and the often neutal or hostile wilderness of nature.

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About Jez Farmer

I am a freelance writer and poet and started writing after raising my two boys as a way of discovering just who Jez is. That is still very much an on-going project but the journey so far has introduced me to many wonderful friends and fellow writers through an ever growing love of poetry.
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