Winslow Homer in the National Gallery of Art
With longing in their eyes, the subjects of this classically American artist are on display alongside his famous paintings of water.
Winslow Homer was a singularly American painter, said Glenn McNatt in the Baltimore Sun. A self-taught loner, he flourished in the hinterlands, depicting homespun subjects in a deceptively simple style. He painted boys on boats, women carrying water pitchers, and Civil War soldiers steadying their sights on a target. Homer (1836