Video: Winslow Homer at Prout’s Neck

May 15th, 2009 by Smithsonian Journeys

In his late 40s, artist Winslow Homer moved to a renovated carriage house 75 feet from the surf in remote Prout’s Neck, Maine. It was here that Homer painted some of his most regarded works—his monumental sea scenes.

Here, conservators describe how they worked in Winslow Homer’s tiny studio after his family left it to the Portland Museum of Art.

Read more about Homer and his way with watercolors in this article from Smithsonian magazine.

See it all for yourself on our Art Along the Coast of Maine tour.

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One Response to “Video: Winslow Homer at Prout’s Neck”

  1. Karen Minton Says:

    Anyone know if there is a print of “Wood Island” night painting by Homer?

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