Camping Out in the Adirondack Mountains
In the last Adirondack image that Homer prepared for the illustrated press, he once again presented local woodsmen in a familiar and favorite setting. Two men sit before a bark leanto on the shore of Mink Pond before a smudge fire burning to keep away insects. The nearby canoe, assorted fishing paraphernalia, and a string of fish announce the end of a successful day on the pond. An enthusiastic fisherman, Homer may well have participated in this excursion as both angler and artist.
Image: 9 1/8 x 13 3/4 in. (23.2 x 34.9 cm)
Sheet: 11 x 16 1/4 in. (27.9 x 41.3 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Harvey Isbitts
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Winslow Homer (American, 1836-1910). Camping Out in the Adirondack Mountains, 1874. Wood engraving, Image: 9 1/8 x 13 3/4 in. (23.2 x 34.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Harvey Isbitts, 1998.105.195 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1998.105.195_bw.jpg)
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