Winslow Homer (1836-1910), Campfire, Adirondacks (c.1892), transparent and opaque watercolour, with blotting and scraping, on thick, moderately-textured, ivory wove paper, 54.5 x 38.4 cm. Collection of Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Via Wikimedia Commons.
Just got back from the Adirondacks where I made some honest-to-goodness landscape paintings. Various small sizes, all watercolor.
1. Tree at Brandreth
2. Brandreth Lake
3. Little Piece 1
4. Little Piece 2
5. Backyard in Keene Valley
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