Winslow Homer: Life and Works

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Winslow Homer is said to be one of the greatest and most recognized artists of the 19th century. Homer has certainly earned his rightful place in the history of American art as well as a place in the history of American Culture. Winslow Homer was born in Boston to a well- established New England family. Most of his childhood was spent in Cambridge Massachusetts. He led a very active outdoor lifestyle that is reflected in …

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…but this is just nature and it is the fox being hunted by crows. This is very unusual. Homer is the foxand he is being hunted. And he is as lonely and angry as the fox in his painting. Homer demonstrated many styles of art and captured the true meaning of everyday realism. His brilliance is shown throughout his artwork and one can only capture the real meaning of his work from behind the paint.