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The watercolor entitled Inland Water, Bermuda was painted by Winslow Homer in 1901, at the age of sixty-five. During this period, the artist took regular trips to tropical locations, like many spots on the Florida coast, as well as the Bahamas, Cuba, and Bermuda. He would portray the different landscape mainly with watercolor and pencil. By working outdoors, Homer was able to observe the effects of the sunlight at various locations, during diverse periods of the day and in many kinds of weather conditions. This technique was similar to the how the Impressionists worked – which they called painting en plein air – but Homer was already working this way before traveling to Europe. The similarities in technique were a reason for Homer to become inspired by the modern painting, adopting some aspects of the style into his own work.
Watercolors were a perfect medium for Homer to experiment, and he produced traditional, realistic and detailed work, as well as experimental and expressive works with Impressionistic characteristics. The artist also created watercolors studies, so he could later conclude a larger and final oil painting in his studio. During the late period of Homer’s career, his financial situation was stable, as many museums were interested in purchasing his work for a good price. He worked mainly on landscapes without human figures, and the artworks that did feature them would always tie in with the narrative of the culture he was portraying – even though they would be secondary figures in the composition. Homer no longer dedicated himself to the narrative of humankind and nature, focusing mainly on the greatness of nature itself, mostly in breathtaking seascape paintings.
The watercolor Inland Water, Bermuda is a simple landscape shown from a high viewpoint and with a beautifully vibrant color palette. In the forefront, a field of green grass with specks of orange flowers and some darker stones can be seen. Adjacent to the field, a gray stone wall separates the area, and a simple house can be seen in the background with dark green vegetation behind. The ocean is calm, painted in watery blue pigments, with a horizontal stripe of darker blue and a hint of ochre near the shore. A couple of dark islands can be seen in the distance, while some blue-gray clouds gather on the left of the paper.
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If you have any request to alter your reproduction of Inland Water, Bermuda, you must email us after placing your order and we'll have an artist contact you. If you have another image of Inland Water, Bermuda that you would like the artist to work from, please include it as an attachment. Otherwise, we will reproduce the above image for you exactly as it is.
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We always ship express via courier to ensure your order reaches you as soon as possible - normally within three business days. The total delivery time from the moment you place your order until the package is delivered to your door is normally between three to four weeks.
If, in the unlikely event you were dissatisfied with the painting after reviewing it in person, it can be returned for a full refund for up to 365 days after delivery.
When you receive the painting; you are free to return it for more revisions or else for a full refund minus our actual shipping cost -- which is, on average, $25 per painting.
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Depending on the degree of damage to the warranted painting, it will either be repaired or replaced. This warranty service is provided free of charge.
When purchasing a painting on its own, it will arrive rolled inside a secure tube with an extra 1.5" of white canvas on all sides so you can easily frame it in any local frame shop.
You may choose to purchase your painting framed, in which case, it will arrive "ready to hang". We offer more than 20 beautiful models, all hand finished and expertly assembled by our experienced framers.
Note that for safety reasons we can only frame up to a certain size. Once the maximum size is reached the framing option is automatically disabled.
If you are planning to frame your painting yourself,
use an existing frame, or frame it locally, you may choose to order your painting with a stretching service,
meaning that it will arrive mounted on wooden bars.
If you're considering not framing your painting at all, you may opt for a Gallery Wrap. The term Gallery Wrap refers to the way the canvas is stretched, which is by wrapping it around thick stretcher bars, about 1.5 inch thick, with the canvas being secured to the back rather than the sides of those bars.
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