Artist: George Wesley Bellows
A steam boat pushes through the water, about to pass under a large iron bridge. In the middle distance are many buildings. At the right, onlookers watch the boat.
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PD Proof : In Masterpieces of American Painting p.35
Comment: Good for some American novel based in a city with a river. This is a wide, high-resolution file, could be cropped many ways.
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Artist: Winslow Homer
In a rough sea, a small boat with a broken mast tosses on the waves. A man stripped to the waist lies athwart the deck. Sharks circle and in the distance a waterspout approaches.
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PD Proof : In Masterpieces of American Painting, plate 24 (It has also been released by the Metropolitan Museum under a CC1.0 license).
Comment: A dramatic scene. The image is wide and high-resolution, could be cropped many different ways.
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