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Winter Coast

Winslow Homer, American, 1836 - 1910

Geography:
Made in United States, North and Central America

Date:
1890

Medium:
Oil on canvas

Dimensions:
36 1/8 x 31 11/16 inches (91.8 x 80.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting before 1900, Johnson Collection

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
Cat. 1004

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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Label:
Homer’s tiny hunter, carrying a goose on his back, is dwarfed by the massive shelving rocks and pounding surf of Prout’s Neck, Maine. Like the increasingly solitary artist, the human figure appears alone, hardy, and ephemeral.

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