West India Divers

Winslow Homer1899

Spencer Museum of Art

Spencer Museum of Art
Lawrence, United States

Homer produced this watercolor while visiting the Bahamas between December 1898 and February 1899. The watercolors Homer created during this visit emphasize the native population’s involvement in daily tasks such as diving for conch.

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  • Title: West India Divers
  • Creator: Winslow Homer
  • Date Created: 1899
  • Physical Dimensions: Image Dimensions Height/Width: 38.1 x 54.4 cm, Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 x 21 3/8 in, Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 38.1 x 54.4 cm, Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 x 21 3/8 in, Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 38.1 x 54.3 cm, Frame Dimensions: 25 x 31 1/2 in
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Watercolor, scraping, chalk on paper

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