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Winslow Homer's long love affair with the sea

Clip: 11/18/2019 | 5m 8s Video has closed captioning.

Renowned 19th century American artist Winslow Homer began his journey in marine painting with a trip to Europe, following his well-known work documenting the frontlines of the Civil War as an illustrator. But it was back in the U.S., and specifically on the shores of Gloucester, Massachusetts, where Homer became “enchanted” with land, sea and sky. Jared Bowen of PBS station WGBH in Boston reports.

Aired: 11/18/19

Rating: NR

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