Winslow Homer was born in 1836 in Boston, Massachusetts.

He was one of the most celebrated American painters of the nineteenth century.

Homer began his career as a commercial illustrator and later became a successful landscape painter.

He is best known for his seascapes, which capture the power and beauty of the natural world and marine subjects.

Many of his works are on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

You will find below a curated collection of the best ‘Winslow Homer’ quotes that you can read and share with others.


Best Winslow Homer Quotes

I regret very much that I have painted a picture that requires any description. ~ Winslow Homer.

There is no such thing as talent. What they call talent is nothing but the capacity for doing continuous work in the right way. ~ Winslow Homer.

In dark, cold solitude of winter months…I thank the Lord for this opportunity for reflection. ~ Winslow Homer.

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The life that I have chosen gives me my full hours of enjoyment. ~ Winslow Homer.

The Sun will not rise or set without my notice and thanks. ~ Winslow Homer.

Artists should never look at pictures, but should stutter in a language of their own. ~ Winslow Homer.

You will see, in the future I will live by my watercolors. ~ Winslow Homer.

Famous Winslow Homer Quotes

What they call talent is nothing but the capacity for doing continuous work in the right way. ~ Winslow Homer.

When you paint, try to put down exactly what you see. Whatever else you have to offer will come out anyway. ~ Winslow Homer.

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Only think of my being alive with a reputation! ~ Winslow Homer.

If a man wants to be an artist, he should never look at pictures. ~ Winslow Homer.

What’s the use? The people are too stupid. They do not understand. ~ Winslow Homer.

Look at nature, work independently, and solve your own problems. ~ Winslow Homer.

It is wonderful how much depends upon the relations of black and white… A black and white, if properly balanced, suggests colour. ~ Winslow Homer.

Oh what a friend chance can be – when it chooses. ~ Winslow Homer.

Top Winslow Homer Quotes

It would probably kill me to have such a thing appear. The most interesting part of my life is of no concern to the public. ~ Winslow Homer.

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I will paint for money any time. ~ Winslow Homer.

I thought for a change I would give up drinking, and it was a great mistake and although I reduced the size of my nose and improved my beauty, my stomach suffered. ~ Winslow Homer.

All is lovely outside my house and inside my house and myself. ~ Winslow Homer.

I prefer every time a picture composed and painted outdoors. The thing is done without your knowing it. ~ Winslow Homer.


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