Shipwreck! Winslow Homer and "The Life Line"

  title={Shipwreck! Winslow Homer and "The Life Line"},
  author={Kathleen A. Foster and Winslow Homer},
The Life Line, a thrilling scene of rescue on stormy seas, firmly established Winslow Homer (1836-1910) as one of the leading American painters of his day, and one of the foremost maritime artists of all time. Combining a close analysis of Homer's masterpiece with an engaging look at the history of images of disaster and rescue in art and popular culture, Shipwreck! explores the making and meaning of an iconic American work of art. Kathleen A. Foster locates The Life Line within the tradition… 
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