Winslow Homer Studio

Not one to enjoy the company of others, Winslow Homer famously built his Prouts Neck studio with no windows facing the street, so that way he could paint in peace and wouldn’t have to actually come into contact with anyone. The most striking quality of the wood shingled studio —which has recently been beautifully restored by the Portland Museum of Art— is its wonderful ability to frame Maine’s natural beauty, surroundings that helped make Homer and his landscapes famous.

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