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Winslow Homer : an American vision

Author: Randall C Griffin; Winslow Homer
Publisher: London : Phaidon, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Griffin, Randall C.
Winslow Homer.
London : Phaidon, 2006
(OCoLC)644088669
Named Person: Winslow Homer; Homer, Winslow <1836-1910>; Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randall C Griffin; Winslow Homer
ISBN: 9780714839929 0714839922
OCLC Number: 62533050
Performer(s): Winslow Homer.
Description: 239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Early experiences --
The American Civil War --
Observations of modern life --
Rural America --
A shift to the cosmopolitan --
England: shedding the past --
Homer's refuge in Maine --
A ravenous sea --
A man's world in the North woods --
A primordial world --
Heaven and hell in the tropics --
The final years.
Responsibility: Randall C. Griffin.

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"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."--Jacket.

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