Sunday, July 3, 2011

"Winslow Homer"

One of the preeminent Fine Art poster-boys for Downeast is Winslow Homer: this panel parodies his classic "Breezing Up a Fair Wind" piece. Trivia: instead of the original boat's name (Gloucester) I used Monhegan, which is the focal point of an excellent book on Maine history titled "The Lobster Coast" by Colin Woodard (2004, Viking), which has been turning everything I thought I knew about here upside down. Capsized, actually...

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