Canoe in the Rapids by Winslow Homer
Winslow Homer is one of my favorite American painters, and I think his watercolors are even better than Sargent's (high praise coming from me). No one can paint water like him! I like this painting because there's a certain charm about what I think is a father and son, out alone in their canoe among the sloshing rapids. Homer used watercolors to create water and colors, and used blank space to great advantage.
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