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Artwork Resource Packet: <em>The Herring Net</em> by Winslow Homer

Artwork Resource Packet: The Herring Net by Winslow Homer

In The Herring Net (1885), Winslow Homer captures the conflict between man and nature in his depiction of two fishermen hauling in a herring net amidst a stormy and powerful seascape. This teaching packet includes an essay, discussion questions, activity ideas, a glossary, and an image of the artwork.

19th century, American, animals, boats, painting, water, work
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Education

Elementary, High School, Middle School
ABCs of Art: My Five Senses, Art from Many Places, Art Traditions of the United States, Self / Family / Community, Stories in Art

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