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Winslow Homer : artist and angler

Author: Patricia A JunkerWinslow HomerSarah BurnsWilliam H GerdtsCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor.All authors
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2003.
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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.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Named Person: Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer; Winslow Homer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia A Junker; Winslow Homer; Sarah Burns; William H Gerdts; California Palace of the Legion of Honor.; Amon Carter Museum of Western Art.
ISBN: 0500093075 9780500093078 0884011054 9780884011057
OCLC Number: 52524873
Notes: Published in conjunction with the exhibition Casting a spell, Winslow Homer, artist and angler, held at Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Dec. 7, 2002-Feb. 9, 2003, and Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Tex., Apr. 11-June 22, 2003.
Description: 238 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: "To make you proud of your brother" : fishing and the fraternal bond in Winslow Homer's art / Sarah Burns --
Pictures for anglers / Patricia Junker --
Fly-fishing stories in Winslow Homer's art / Paul Schullery --
Winslow Homer, time in the Adirondacks / Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. --
Winslow Homer in Quebec / David Tatham --
Fishing on the St. John's and Homosassa rivers : Winslow Homer's Florida / Patricia Junker --
Before Winslow Homer : the art of fishing in the United States / William H. Gerdts.
Responsibility: Patricia Junker with Sarah Burns ; with contributions by William H. Gerdts [and others].
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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.

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