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The Water Fan, 1898—99 Art Map Location #16

Winslow Homer

The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Dorothy A., John A. Jr., and Christopher Holabird in memory of William and Mary Holabird

Made on one of his winter trips to the Tropics, Homer’s watercolor captures a young Bahamian searching for the rosy colored coral that lends its name to the work’s title. Combining the heavy texture of his twill paper support with alternating horizontal bands of blue and gray pigment, Homer evokes the movement of ocean water, its transparency, and the riches that lie beneath the water’s shifting surface.

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