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The Cotton Pickers, 1876 Art Map Location #10

Winslow Homer

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Acquisition made possible through Museum Trustees: Robert O. Anderson, R. Stanton Avery, B. Gerald Cantor, Edward W. Carter, Justin Dart, Charles E. Ducommun, Camilla Chandler Frost, Julian Ganz, Jr., Dr. Armand Hammer, Harry Lenart, Dr. Franklin D. Murphy, Mrs. Joan Palevsky, Richard E. Sherwood, Maynard J. Toll, and Hal B. Wallis (M.77.68)

Oil on canvas, 24 1/16 x 38 1/8 in.

Two female plantation workers stand in a field of cotton, their upright figures a symbol of their strength against the soft white fibers that surround them. Winslow Homer painted this narrative after the American Civil War with the hope that former slaves might have a better future now that they were free.