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Shipwreck! : Winslow Homer and The Life Line

Author: Kathleen A Foster; Winslow Homer; Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Philadelphia Museum of Art in association with Yale University Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Named Person: Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen A Foster; Winslow Homer; Philadelphia Museum of Art.
ISBN: 9780300185478 0300185472 9780876332382 0876332386
OCLC Number: 798809905
Notes: Published on the occasion of the exhibition Shipwreck! Winslow Homer and 'The Life Line,' Philadelphia Museum of Art, September 22, 2012-December 16, 2012.
Description: x, 132 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Foreword / Timothy Rub --
Acknowledgments --
Lenders to the exhibition --
Winslow Homer and The Life Line --
Checklist of the exhibition --
Exhibition history of The Life Line.
Responsibility: Kathleen A. Foster.

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