European Painting before 1900, Johnson Collection
Winslow Homer, American, 1836 - 1910
Oil on canvas
Currently not on view
Cat. 1004John G. Johnson Collection, 1917
LabelHomer’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.