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This is the grave of Winslow Homer. Born in 1836 in Boston, Homer came from an old New England family. His mother was a talented amateur artist and gave Winslow his first lessons. But his father was, like many Americans of this generation, restless and desperate to get rich quick. In 1849, like so many […]
This is the grave of Albert Bierstadt. Born in Solingen, Germany in 1830, in 1831, Bierstadt’s family immigrated to New Bedford, Massachusetts. He was a talent artist from the time he was young. In 1853, he returned to Germany to study with leading artists there. He was particularly interested in large landscape paintings, particularly those […]
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