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Winslow Homer: Girl on a Swing, watercolor, 1879
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Winslow Homer

[American Painter, 1836-1910]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Maritime Art.
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I regret very much that I have painted a picture that requires any description.
- Winslow Homer, when asked for a few
descriptive lines about The Gulf Stream

 


 
    Winslow Homer Works Online    
Categorized & Annotated
 
 
 N.B. For the sake of readability, we have organized external links into these different tabs: 
 
    
  Museums  
(119)
 
  Art Market  
(3)
 
  Image Archives  
(16)
 
  Misc Sites  
(9)
 
  Articles  
(18)
 
  Books  
(10)
 
 Galleries 
 (separate page) 
    
 
 
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago
Mini-site for the 2008 exhibition Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago Art Explorer - Images and Text Resources
Detailed information about the artist and his works

Notable SiteButler Institute of American Art, Ohio
Snap the Whip, 1872

Notable SiteCleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Many works online

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteWinslow Homer at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
5 works online

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteWinslow Homer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Commentary on Summer Night

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteWinslow Homer at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
37 works by Winslow Homer

Notable SiteNelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri
Perils of the Sea, 1888 (Zoom)

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
3 works online

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
A Game of Croquet

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
The Old Mill (Morning Bell)

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Drawing attributed to Winslow Homer

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Works by Winslow Homer

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
Crossing the Pasture

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
Blyth Sands

Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe
The Morning Bell, 1873

Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe
Corn Husking, 1874

Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, New York
4 paintings online

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
2 works online

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Making Hay

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Various works by and several photographs of the artist

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Utah

Brooklyn Museum, New York City
The Houses of Parliament, 1881

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
(Undocumented Feature: In many cases the raw JPG image is much larger than displayed on the screen)

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Girl Picking Clover (Houghton Farm)

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
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Hauling in Anchor

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
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Sunday Morning in Virginia

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Two Guides, ca.1875

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Undertow, 1886

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
West Point, Prout's Neck, 1900

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
River Scene, Florida, ca.1904

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
An October Day, watercolor, 1889

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Fishing, 1875

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Girl in the Hammock, 1873

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
The Trapper, 1870

Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio
Haymaking, 1864

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York City
3 works from the exhibition Tourism and the American Landscape

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
3 works online

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
A new museum which, when we last checked, had not yet opened to the public
Spring, 1878

Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, Florida
The White Rowboat, St. Johns River, 1890

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
19 works online

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
Guides Shooting Rapids, 1895

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
"Anything For Me if You Please?" - Post-Office of the Brooklyn Fair, 1864

Denver Art Museum, Colorado
Two Figures by the Sea

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
25 paintings, 7 of which are online

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Fleming Museum at the University of Vermont
The Tent (Summer By The Sea), ca.1874

Frick Art and Historical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Beaver Mountain, Adirondacks

Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Watching the Brakers, 1891

Guilford College Art Gallery, North Carolina
Note that the JPG image for "Ship Building" is displayed smaller than its actual size

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Girl on a Swing, pencil drawing, 1879

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Girl on a Swing, watercolor, 1879

Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, New York
A Good One, Adirondacks, 1889

Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, New York
Adirondack Guide, ca.1876

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Trooper Meditating Beside a Grave, ca.1865

Krannert Art Museum, Illinois
Cerney la Ville, 1867

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Winslow Homer in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Maryland State Archives

McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College, Massachusetts
Inland Waters, 1901

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
74 works listed

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Vermont
Eight Bells

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Hark! The Lark

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
Croquet Player, ca.1865

Muskegon Museum of Art, Michigan
Answering the Horn, 1876

National Art Museum of Sport at Indiana University, Indianapolis

Winslow Homer at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Part of an online exhibit focusing on Winslow Homer's experience during the Civil War

New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut
Skirmish

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Weaning the Calf, 1875

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
The Army of the Potomac-A Sharp-Shooter on Picket Duty, 1862

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art
(Tip: On the zoom-in page, use the slider bar to magnify the image)
7 works by Winslow Homer online

Portland Museum of Art, Maine
12 works online (click the different thumbnails to see the different works)

Portland Museum of Art, Maine

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reading Public Museum, Pennsylvania
On the Shore

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
On a Lee Shore (see middle row)

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
The Country School, 1871

San Diego Museum of Art, California
Requires Flash: Click on "H", then select artist name

Seattle Art Museum

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
A Dark Hour - Tynemouth, charcoal drawing with wash

Winslow Homer at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Winslow Homer at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
From "Getting the Picture: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art"

Winslow Homer at the Smithsonian Sackler-Freer Gallery, Washington D.C.
Early Evening

Smithsonian Sackler-Freer Gallery, Washington D.C.
Sun and Clouds, 1882

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
Cloud Shadows

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago
10 works online

The Huntington Library, California

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Near Andersonville, 1866

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Beaver Mountain, ca.1876

The Parthenon, Nashville, Tennessee
Rab and the Girls (Over the Hills), 1875
(Note: Images are generally larger than displayed on the museum's web page. Here is a link to the jpg image.)

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
- to switch to English, scroll to the bottom of the page and click "English Version"
- images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image


Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
(Click the "American 1700-1900" category, then see the work in the first row of thumbnails)

Virtual Museum of Canada
High Cliff, Coast of Maine, 1894

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas

Williams College Museum of Art, Massachusetts
Children on a Fence, 1874

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Old Friends, 1894
Boys and Kitten, 1873

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

La Fayette Database of American Art in French National Collections

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
Scroll down to signature 171

Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteArt Renewal Center

Notable SiteArtchive  

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Right and Left

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Apple Picking

Notable SiteCGFA  

Notable SiteThe Athenaeum  
Numerous works online by Homer

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

Additional Image Search Tools:   NEW!
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Bing Images: "Winslow Homer"   
 
 
Miscellaneous Sites:
Artcyclopedia
Girl Carrying a Basket

Artcyclopedia
Hound and Hunter

ArtDaily - Exhibition Photo Galleries
Winslow Homer in the National Gallery of Art (4 works online)

NewportArt
A Quiet Pool on a Sunny Day

Repository of Abstract Art
Moonlight on the Water, 1890s

Repository of Abstract Art
High Cliff, Coast of Maine, 1894

The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
The Day's Catch, watercolor

University of Virginia Digital Collections
Right and Left, 1909

Why We Think Nature is Beautiful
Illustrated article by Eugene C. Hargrove

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Winslow Homer  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
3 paintings online

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
"Winslow Homer and the Poetics of Place" (2010)

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
"Winslow Homer's Rab and the Girls: A Riddle in Paint" (2002)

Art + Auction Magazine
Artist Dossier -- Winslow Homer (click "Print" to see the full text of the article)

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Ray Carney: Essays on American Painting

Resource Library Magazine
Haymaking, 1864

Resource Library Magazine
Taking a Sunflower to Teacher, 1875

Resource Library Magazine
Winslow Homer: Facing Nature

Resource Library Magazine
The Wheat Gatherer, 1867

Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
The Winslow Homer collection

The New Yorker
"Telling Stories", 2005 article by Peter Schjeldahl

Time Magazine
"Into Arcadia with Rod and Gun", 1986 article by Robert Hughes

Time Magazine
"America's Supreme Realist", 1996 article by Robert Hughes


"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
 
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Drawings of Winslow Homer


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Winslow Homer & the Critics: Forging a National Art in the 1870s


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Winslow Homer: Illustrating America


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Winslow Homer in the Adirondacks


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Winslow Homer and the Illustrated Book


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Winslow Homer and the Sea


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Winslow Homer: Paintings of the Civil War


 
 
 
 
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Right and Left
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Winslow Homer: Nooning
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Winslow Homer: In the Mowing
In the Mowing

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Winslow Homer: Snap the Whip
Snap the Whip

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Winslow Homer: The Dinner Horn
The Dinner Horn

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Winslow Homer: Summer Night, 1890
Summer Night, 1890

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Winslow Homer: The Gulf Stream
The Gulf Stream

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Winslow Homer: The Blue Boat
The Blue Boat

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Eight Bells
Eight Bells

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