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West India Divers
  • Winslow Homer
    born: Boston, Massachusetts, United States ; died: Prouts Neck, Maine, United States
  • West India Divers, 1899
  • Where object was made: Nassau, Bahamas
  • watercolor, scraping, chalk on paper
  • Paper Type: wove, white
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 x 21 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 38.1 x 54.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 38.1 x 54.4 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 x 21 3/8 in
    Frame Dimensions: 25 x 31 1/2 x 3 in
    Weight: 15 lbs
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1785
Label Text

Landscape with ocean view, with boat and two dark-skinned figures central foreground. One figure is in a boat, which is piled with seashells. The other figure seen from shoulders up in water next to boat. Water in shades of turquoise blue, with background shoreline filled with palm trees and vegetation.