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2013-05-03 12:22:10

The Homer House in Belmont celebrates Homer's early life and career BELMONT, Mass., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This summer, for the first time in 160 years, a Massachusetts site associated artist Winslow Homer (1836-1910) will open to the public.  The 1853 Homer House in Belmont, MA, will offer tours beginning May 25. The Belmont house, in suburban Boston, was the summer mansion of Homer's wealthy uncle, William Flagg Homer.  It is one of two sites in the United...

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2011-04-04 21:15:00

Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) reveals invisible colors in art masterpiecesWhat do Winslow Homer's For to Be a Farmer's Boy (1887) and Vincent van Gogh's The Bedroom (1889) have in common?First, they are both displayed at the Art Institute of Chicago (AIC). Homer's painting represents a high point in the career of America's premiere watercolorist, while Van Gogh's painting is perhaps one of most recognizable paintings in the world. However, they also share a key physical...

2010-08-12 09:42:00

Winslow Homer Joins Coveted American Treasures Series RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Considered one of the greatest American painters of the 19th century, Winslow Homer is being honored today on a U.S. commemorative postage stamp. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100812/DC49526) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100812/DC49526) The new 44-cent stamp was dedicated here at the American Philatelic Society StampShow 2010, the largest annual postage...