Plein air studyof Meigs Point, Hammonasset, Madison, CT
Title: Gray Day at Meigs Point
Style: Contemporary Impressionism
Media: acrylic on museum quality panel
Size: 10x12 in., unframed
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I love it when I make connections across the centuries of art history! Today I purchased a fabulous oversized book, Winslow Homer Watercolors. I've seen some of Homer's watercolors but I certainly wasn't familiar with the majority of them. As I was browsing through the book I was brought too a sudden halt when my eyes fell on this painting:
Apple Picking, 1878, Winslow Homer. It immediately made me think of this painting,
from over two hundred years before, Vermeer's The Milkmaid 1658-1661.
The costumes echo each other but it is the quality of light and color that I found so strikingly similar. Two totally different mediums, watercolor and oil, and two very different painting methods and yet both of these masters have achieve a sublime sensation of light. I love studying art history and this is one of the reasons why, discovering amazing connections across generations of artists. Enjoy!
Read more about Winslow Homers Apple Picking here and here
Read more about Vermeer's Milkmaid at the Rijksmuseum and here