Mink Pond1891 by Winslow Homer

"Mink Pond" shows a flower, a fish and a frog amid waterlilies in a state of perfect, if not natural, equilibrium. It is a pristine, frozen moment, rendered in exquisite detail. There are no wild flourishes and also no clues to what might happen to the fish or frog. They co-exist for the moment.... This is a formal, highly finished work of realism, not impressionism, and not expressionism. It is extremely lush and very intimate. Albrecht Durer and... http://www.thecityreview.com/grenvill.html
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