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Homer, Winslow 1836-1910

Works: 1,962 works in 2,894 publications in 3 languages and 59,137 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Biographies  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrated works  Catalogs  Art  Exhibition, pictorial works  Juvenile works  Literature 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Other, Honoree, Dedicatee
Classifications: ND237.H7, 759.13
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Winslow Homer by Nicolai Cikovsky( Book )

12 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book discusses and reproduces more than two hundred paintings, watercolors, and drawings that span Homer's career, all of which are discussed in entries by Cikovsky and Kelly. It begins with the Civil War paintings that first brought Homer's remarkable artistic mentality to public attention, in which he movingly expressed the profound implications the war held for the nation. Homer's interest in national themes is further explored in his works of the later 1860s and 1870s, which embraced a wide spectrum of American life. His shift toward more idealized and heroic imagery and his withdrawal to a solitary life at Prout's Neck, Maine, in the 1880s are discussed as turning points leading to the great achievements of his last two decades. After considering his beautiful late watercolors of the Tropics and the Adirondacks, and his monumental Prout's Neck seascapes, the book concludes with a reassessment of the tragic, almost visionary paintings of his last years. The book is also the catalogue for a major exhibition on Homer's works, opening at the National Gallery of Art on 15 October 1995 and traveling to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Winslow Homer by John Wilmerding( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within recent years, several major exhibitions of Homer's work have been mounted, and more modest books have dealt with special aspects of his career, such as his graphic art and his watercolors. The time now seems due for a fresh synthesis of these foregoing treatments in order to bring into new balance the unevenly accumulated information on different parts of Homer's life and career. Yet, the present study does not purport to uncover much new biographical material. Most of the facts of the artist's life are already available in the existing bibliography, and every Homer biographer has had to begin and end with the painter's cultivated reticence and guarded seclusion. -- Preface
Winslow Homer : an American vision by Randall C Griffin( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and French and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the first comprehensive critical survey of the artist written in the last decade and includes every one of his major paintings alongside a selection of his lesser known etchings and woodcuts. Griffin's thoroughly research yet readable study not only presents a full account of Homer's life and work, but also a fresh and provocative reassessment of his place in the history of American art."--BOOK JACKET
Echo of a distant drum : Winslow Homer and the Civil War by Julian Grossman( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains highlights Winslow Homer's artistic portayal of the Civil War
Watercolors by Winslow Homer : the color of light by Martha Tedeschi( Book )

12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"American painter Winslow Homer (1836-1910) created some of the most breathtaking and influential watercolors in the history of the medium. This handsome volume provides a comprehensive look at Homer's technical and artistic practice as a watercolorist, and at the experiences that shaped his remarkable development. Focusing on over one hundred watercolors - including twenty-five rarely seen examples from the Art Institute of Chicago's collection ... along with more than thirty related drawings and paintings, the book offers an enriched understanding of Homer's techniques as they evolved over his career."--Jacket
Winslow Homer's images of Blacks : the Civil War and Reconstruction years by Peter H Wood( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketches, drawings, and paintings by the self-taught artist who is considered one of the foremost painters in nineteenth century America
Winslow Homer and the critics : forging a national art in the 1870s by Margaret C Conrads( Book )

13 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winslow Homer's luminous watercolor seascapes and highly spirited portraits of children and outdoorsmen are some of the most recognizable and cherished works in the history of American art. This catalogue, published in conjunction with a major traveling exhibition, examines his pictures from the 1870s, the least-studied period of this perennially popular American artist. Debunking the common myth that Homer worked in isolation, Margaret Conrads reveals him as a controversial artist who was an integral part of the dizzying New York art scene of the 1870s. Indeed, Homer was the American artist most frequently discussed by the press at this time - often with simultaneous commendation and vilification." "By viewing Homer's works of the 1870s through the lens of contemporaneous criticism, the author explains how and why the painter embodied the critics' high hopes for an art that expressed national values. She finds reflected in his vivid images an ongoing struggle to meet these expectations, even as he challenged and helped to redefine the artistic conventions governing American aesthetics." "This handsome volume is a remarkable record of an important period not only in Winslow Homer's career but also in the fascinating art world of late-nineteenth-century America."--Jacket
The watercolors of Winslow Homer by Miles Unger( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Watercolors of Winslow Homer examines the artist's spectacular achievement in the medium, beginning in 1873 with his earliest watercolors depicting the carefree life of children playing at the shore, and concluding with the sparkling images he painted in the first years of the twentieth century that capture the tropical lushness of Florida, Bermuda, and the Bahamas. Along the way, Homer's watercolors embraced the variety of American life, from the New England coast to the rustic farms of upstate New York and Virginia. Homer's brush pictured both the genteel world of fashionable young ladies and the Adirondacks forests where rugged lumbermen and hunters plied their trade. Homer's travels also took him to the English coast where he painted somber, monumental watercolors of the storm-swept sea, and late in life to the Caribbean where the warm sun inspired some of his most colorful and sensuous works. Above all, Homer was a confirmed outdoorsman, and the watercolors he painted in the forests and lakes of the Adirondacks and Quebec are among the most profound evocations of natural beauty ever created."--Jacket
Frederic Church, Winslow Homer, and Thomas Moran : tourism and the American landscape by Cooper-Hewitt Museum( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frederic Church, Winslow Homer, and Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape is published in conjunction with a major exhibition mounted by the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum that will showcase, for the first time in over two decades, the museum's extraordinary collection of American art, including the largest holdings of works by Homer and Church in the world. Five original essays will accompany the two hundred illustrations to show how these artists' depictions helped create a notion of America as a land of purity and beauty, harmony, and opportunity."--Jacket
Homer, Eakins, and Anshutz : the search for American identity in the gilded age by Randall C Griffin( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Randall Griffin's book examines the ways in which artists and critics sought to construct a new identity for America during the era dubbed the Gilded Age because of its leaders' taste for opulence. Artists such as Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, and Thomas Anshutz explored alternative "American" themes and styles, but widespread belief in the superiority of European art led them and their audiences to look to the Old World for legitimacy. This rich, never-resolved contradiction between the native and autonomous, on the one hand, and, on the other, the European and borrowed serves as the armature of Griffin's innovative look at how and why the world of art became a key site in the American struggle for identity." "Homer, Eakins, and Anshutz will be of importance to all those interested in American culture as well as to specialists in art history and art criticism."--Jacket
Winslow Homer : artist and angler by Patricia A Junker( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As counterpoint to all his other work, especially in the 1880s, they serve to underscore Homer's passion for and dedication to fly-fishing. Examines Homer's lifelong devotion to fishing as it related to his connection to the American landscape, and his extraordinary ability to evoke the atmosphere of pastoral locales. Over 180 color and b/w figures, plates and photographs
Winslow Homer, American artist: his world and his work by Albert Ten Eyck Gardner( Book )

5 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life. times, and works of the great American painter
Winslow Homer in the tropics by Patti Hannaway( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winslow Homer by Mike Venezia( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the 19th century American artist Winslow Homer
Shipwreck! : Winslow Homer and the Life Line by Kathleen A Foster( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Life Line, a thrilling scene of rescue on stormy seas, firmly established Winslow Homer (1836-1910) as one of the leading American painters of his day, and one of the foremost maritime artists of all time. Combining a close analysis of Homer's masterpiece with an engaging look at the history of images of disaster and rescue in art and popular culture, Shipwreck! explores the making and meaning of an iconic American work of art. Kathleen A. Foster locates The Life Line within the tradition of shipwreck paintings from the seventeenth century onward, as well as in relation to Homer's earlier and later work, which also featured themes of disaster, suspense, and salvation. This intriguing book presents new research that tracks Homer's delicate management of the figures' erotic embrace, and traces how the artist was influenced by popular contemporary images of drowning, rescue, and mourning as well as the development of new lifesaving technologies."--Page 3 of cover
Winslow Homer by Nicolai Cikovsky( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an insightful introduction to the life and works of the American painter and includes reproductions of his works
Winslow Homer and the pictorial press by David Tatham( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weathering the storm : inside Winslow Homer's Gulf Stream by Peter H Wood( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewed in light of such events as the Spanish American War, the emergence of Jim Crow practices in the South, and the publication of Rudyard Kipling's epochal poem "The White Man's Burden," The Gulf Stream takes on deeper layers of meaning. The storm on the horizon, the sharks and flying fish in the water, the sugarcane stalks protruding from the boat's hold - these are just some of the elements in what Wood reveals to be a richly symbolic tableau of the Black Atlantic world, linking the histories of Africa, the Caribbean, and the United States
Winslow Homer graphics : from the Mavis P. and Mary Wilson Kelsey collection of Winslow Homer graphics, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston by Winslow Homer( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The courtin' by James Russell Lowell( Book )

10 editions published between 1874 and 1986 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Winslow Homer
Winslow Homer : an American visionWatercolors by Winslow Homer : the color of lightWinslow Homer and the critics : forging a national art in the 1870sThe watercolors of Winslow HomerFrederic Church, Winslow Homer, and Thomas Moran : tourism and the American landscapeHomer, Eakins, and Anshutz : the search for American identity in the gilded ageWinslow Homer : artist and anglerWinslow Homer
Alternative Names

Homer, Vimslou

homer w.

Homer, Wm.

Homeris Vinslas

w. homer

W.m Homer

Winslow Homer

Winslow Homer American painter (1836-1910)

Winslow Homer americký malíř

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Winslow Homer Amerikalı ressam ve grafiker

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Winslow Homer pintor americano

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Winslow Homer pintor estauxunidense (1836–1910)

Winslow Homer pintor norte-americano

Winslow Homer pittore e illustratore statunitense

Winslow Homer US-amerikanischer Maler

Wm. Homer

Ουίνσλοου Χόμερ Αμερικανός καλλιτέχνης

Вінслов Гомер

Вінслов Гомер американський художник

Гомер Винслоу

Уинслоу Хомер

Хомер Винслоу

Хомер, Уинслоу

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Ուինսլոու Հոմեր ամերիկյան նկարիչ և գրաֆիկ, ամերիկյան իրատեսական նկարչության հիմնադիր (1836-1910)

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וינסלו הומר אמן אמריקאי

وينسلو هومر

وينسلو هومر رسام أمريكي

وینسلو هومر نقاش آمریکایی

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温斯洛·霍默 American artist

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