Symbolism Some say the painting symbolizes a nation re-joined after the bitter years of war, now together with a joyous energy, and at the same time a challenge that requires strength and courage. Promotion applies to order total before shipping, taxes, and duties. Robert Hughes once said: Some major artists create popular stereotypes that last for decades; others never reach into popular culture at all. What is your Return Policy? Each item holds a story from a past life; and by looking at the detailed photos, you can determine the history and condition yourself. Yes we do take returns! The historic painting depicts nine young boys playing the age-old game entitled Snap the Whip. With more of America's population moving to cities, this portrait depicts the simplicity of rural agrarian life that Americans began to leave behind in the. Your art will be well protected and easy to clean.
Snap the Whip Artist Year 1872 Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 56 cm × 91. Low-Glare Acrylic Acrylite clear-coat premium glazing reduces glare while maintaining a crystal clear view of your art. It depicts a group of children playing a game in a field in front of an old red schoolhouse. Handcrafted Quality Every item is made-to-order and assembled in-house by our team, using only premium materials. The only kind of love that can be guaranteed. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. The soft, glow of sunlight that peaks through the clouds illuminates their faces.
Featured in the background is the familiar little red school house; the school teachers in the distance are most likely meant to be supervising the usual recess activity. Your piece of art will be ready to hang, and will include an easy-to-use hanging kit. The precious Homer classic is in great condition and will come to you already matted and enclosed in a protective plastic sleeve. Your piece of art will be ready to hang, and will include an easy-to-use hanging kit. Handcrafted Every item is made-to-order — printed, stretched, and stapled here, at iCanvas. Natural Wood brings the outdoors in and pairs well with watercolors, Scandinavian style artwork, or any natural, earthy subject matter. All I ask is that you consider reusing or recycling the material.
This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Do I really need to have reused packaging? Snap the Whip Artist Year 1872 Medium Oil on canvas Location Private Collection Dimensions 12 × 20 in 30. Premium Materials The best quality canvas for texture and finish; premium inks for vivid color; hand-stretched over 100% North American pine frames. We only use industry leading archival UltraChrome® Giclée inks to achieve the most vivid and high-definition prints possible. This art print displays sharp, vivid images with a high degree of color accuracy.
Observed from right to left, Homer's boys hang on to one another, strain to stay connected, run in perfect harmony, and fall away, enacting all the possible scenarios for men after the Civil War. Homer was among many artists of this period who attempted to capture the innocence and promise of a post-Civil War America. Their clothing, more specifically their caps, suspenders, and short pants, reflects true late 1800 American attire. In Snap The Whip Butler Institute Of American Art by framed art print arrives ready to hang, with hanging accessories included. Your yellows will stay as yellow as the first day you hung your art. It was displayed at the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.
As shown by the close-up below of the center of the print, this example is remarkably well preserved in the area where most problems have developed for other examples. No Just send me a message, and I can ship the item out with new packaging materials and a box. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program. The image is stretched around the sides and stapled to the back of the wooden frame. Giclee Printing Process The standard for precision and stunning color reproduction.
Customs and import taxes Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. We print on a heavyweight, textured fine art paper and leave a thin white border to surround the image. Winslow Homer created a second, much smaller version of this painting, replacing the mountain range in the background with a wide, blue sky. Each item I sell deserves the spotlight. Winslow Homer was a painter of the first kind.
One of the reasons that this print is so valuable is that in addition to its artistic value it is relatively rare in good condition because it was the centerfold of a magazine and thus folded in the middle, sometimes with the binding twine holding the print into a bound volume in the center. Coupons are limited to one code per order. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose. Perhaps Winslow Homer's most beloved and popular painting was Snap the Whip, created with oil on canvas in 1872. The more versatile gold frame option pairs particularly well with classic art, traditional décor, and warmer colors. Capturing the Innocence of a Reborn America This is an oil-on-canvas completed in 1872.
If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value. A premium Acrylite clear-coat is applied to the plexiglass to reduce glare and still provide a crystal clear view of the artwork. If not, we will replace it. The more versatile gold frame option pairs particularly well with classic art, traditional décor, and warmer colors. Silver pairs well with cool colors and dark backgrounds like black or navy and will give your art a modern look.
Framed Canvas Framing Options Gallery Wrapped Canvas All of our artwork comes gallery wrapped. The children are pulling and tugging each other back and forth, while the two at the end of the line have fallen over. Canvas Print Framing Options Gallery Wrapped Canvas All of our artwork comes gallery wrapped. Released from their lessons, the exuberant bare-footed boys engage in a spirited game of snap the whip, which required teamwork, strength, and calculation—all important skills for a reuniting country. Frame Options Our Indonesian hardwood frames are handcrafted at iCanvas. The image is stretched around the sides and stapled to the back of the wooden frame. Even today, 150 years after his birth, one sees his echoes on half the magazine racks of America.