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Oranges on a Branch by Winslow Homer - Reproduction Oil Painting
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Oranges on a Branch

Winslow Homer concluded the watercolor painting entitled Orange on a Branch in 1885. The artist had recently begun working with this medium and exhibited his new work for the first time in New York only a few years prior. During this period, Homer’s art was shifting in themes and atmosphere – not to mention by experimenting with new materials. In 1883, the artist moved to Prouts Neck, Maine, where he lived and built his studio. The works made during this period were mainly of seascapes and the forces of nature and humankind’s struggle for survival.

The American artist approached his watercolor production with an experimental sense. Homer was originally a commercial illustrator, so he had a vast domain of realistic techniques, but he also had a more modern approach to his art. The painter worked outside to capture the essence of the sunlight over a landscape – very similar to the Impressionists, who worked en plein air. Although there were many similarities between Homer and the Impressionist movement, one did not influence the other to work in the same way. The American artist eventually traveled to Europe and had direct contact with the Impressionists, a fact that possibly opened his view on modern painting.

In Orange on a Branch, Homer portrayed a close-up scene of nature. The splatters of paint on the bottom right corner suggest this work is a study. The painter would often create studies in watercolor while on location and conclude a finished oil painting based on the first work. This particular painting shows an interesting composition, as all of the elements are concentrated on the left side of the paper. Five bright, perfectly round oranges pop in the viewer’s eyes as the main figures of this work. Homer pays great attention to the lighting and shadows of the leaves and fruits, giving the artwork a three-dimensional look.

With a vibrant color palette, the artist varies the colors of the leaves in tonalities of green, yellow, and blue. On the left edge of the paper, many small white flowers are growing from in between the dark blue-green leaves. Some areas are more detailed, while others are loosely painted, and we can even observe some corrections that Homer made during the painting process – like a leaf over one of the oranges.

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Oranges on a Branch Winslow Homer

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