The artwork shows the influence of Japanese art through Homer’s use of compositional balance.
Completed in America’s centennial year of 1876, the artwork was considered as a statement about the bright future of the United States.
The painting was a favorite at the National Academy of Design when it was exhibited in 1876. Today, Breezing Up is one of America’s most iconic paintings.
The Veteran in a New Field
A must-have if you love symbolism in art.
This is a great piece that depicts the post Civil War period, where conflict has ended and renewal begins.
A great conversation piece especially if you are a fan of realism and interpretative works of art.