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Fox Hunt
Fox Hunt
1893
Oil on Canvas
38 x 68 ½ inches (96.5 x 174 cm)

Winslow Homer
American
1836–1910

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia: Joseph E. Temple Fund, 1894.4

Fox Hunt

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Homer’s Fox Hunt mixes fact and fiction as it captures both the realities of the natural world and a scene in a story. A red fox is frozen in mid-step near the center of this large painting while black crows fly low in the dark sky above. In the distance, ocean waves crash against the rocky shore. What will happen next?
 

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