Video Cassettes
Winslow Homer: The Nature of the Artist,#VC148
(29 minutes)
This film deals with the development of Homer's art, from his early illustrations of the Civil War,his picturesque and charming scenes in the country and at the shore to the powerful images of nature that characterize his mature and late work. Commentary by American art historian John Wilmerding, provides a guide to Homer's artistic progress and to his achievements - particular-ly his transformation of the watercolor medium from the purely descriptive into a powerfully expressive vehicle.