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Watercolors by Winslow Homer : the color of light

Author: Winslow HomerMartha TedeschiKristi DahmJudith WalshKaren HuangAll authors
Publisher: Chicago : The Art Institute of Chicago ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ausstellung
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Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910.
Watercolors by Winslow Homer.
Chicago : The Art Institute of Chicago ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)707421389
Named Person: Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Winslow Homer; Martha Tedeschi; Kristi Dahm; Judith Walsh; Karen Huang; Art Institute of Chicago.
ISBN: 9780300119459 0300119453 9780865592261 0865592268
OCLC Number: 154689018
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Art Institute of Chicago, Feb. 16-May 11, 2008.
Description: 228 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 x 29 cm
Contents: Foreword / James Cuno --
A gradual awakening in favor: Winslow Homer and watercolor collection in Chicago / Karen Huang --
Introduction: A bold, unguided effort: the self-education of America's master in watercolor / Martha Tedeschi --
Fresh air and pure impressions: early watercolors / Marthe Tedeschi --
More skill, more refined, more delicate: England / Judith Walsh --
A light on the sea: Prout's neck Martha Tedeschi --
A special communion with nature: the Adirondacks and Quebec / Martha Tedeschi --
Memoranda of travel: the tropics / Martha Tedeschi --
Winslow Homer and the color theories of Michel-Eugène Chevreul / Judith Walsh --
Intention and alteration: Winslow Homer's watercolor palette / Kristi Dahm.
Other Titles: Color of light
Responsibility: Martha Tedeschi with Kristi Dahm ; contributions by Judith Walsh and Karen Huang.
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