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GLOUCESTER FARM BY WINSLOW HOMER Winslow Homer (1836-1910). Homer is a 'pre-impressionist'. He lived during the Industrial Revolution.
He had a subtle design, created through clean dramatic outlines and loose spontaneous strokes. [MH] {NR}
He was a pictorial reporter during the Civil War and a magazine illustrator until 1875.
Homer travelled to Paris in 1866 and the French art there had an important impact on his work. His work showed a youthful innocence and understanding of motion. Some of his work was compared to Monet and Corot.
Homer worked in watercolour and loved the outdoors and natural light.
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