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Two Sailboats

Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910)
Homer’s skill as a watercolor painter grew during his second long sojourn in Gloucester, Massachusetts, in the summer of 1880, when his work became breathtakingly fluid and impressionistic. Exploiting the texture of the paper and the range of transparency in his pigments, Homer used techniques like scraping to add highlights to his boldly simplified compositions.

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