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5:30 pm

Discussion – Illustrator to Artist: Winslow Homer and the Public

November 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

“Illustrator to Artist: Winslow Homer and the Public” with American art scholar Wilford Scott. Winslow Homer (1836–1910) is regarded by many as the preeminent American painter of the 19th century, well known for his dynamic renditions of scenes from the coast. His rise to prominence was greatly due to his work as an illustrator for the then-booming pictorial press—an outlet that brought Homer’s imagery into hundreds of thousands of homes on a nearly weekly basis. During his tenure with such publications as Ballou’s Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper,...

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