Sunday, October 07, 2012

"The iconic American painter Winslow Homer was born in Boston, but his spiritual home was Prouts Neck, Me., a rugged peninsula and exclusive community 12 miles south of Portland in the town of Scarborough. Homer painted some of his most famous seascapes there, in a hunter green clapboard cottage overlooking the coastline. After a $2.8 million overhaul by the Portland Museum of Art, the Winslow Homer Studio is opening to the public this month."