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Lecture: Homer at the Beach

Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston MA

Mar 21 2019
Lecture: Homer at the Beach

Join Henry Adams and Bill Cross for a preview of Homer at the Beach exhibition which will for the first time placing these paintings, drawings, and even ceramic work in their rich geographic, cultural, and historical settings.

In the late 1860s, an ambitious New York illustrator – not yet recognized as an artist – made his first picture of the sea. Winslow Homer (1836-1910) was 33 years old, freshly back from France, and finding his way. Over the next 11 years Homer's journey would take him to a variety of marine destinations, from New Jersey to Maine, but especially – and repeatedly – to Gloucester and other parts of Cape Ann, Massachusetts. It was on Cape Ann that Homer made his first watercolors, and where

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