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Indeed, his interest in and exploration of the unknown and the expressive were deeply admired by such radical 20th century abstract painters as Willem deKooning, Jackson Pollock and Franz Kline.... 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In an 1876 letter to his friend the Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro, he wrote of his work in L’Estaque: "I have started two little motifs with a view of the sea…red roofs over the blue sea…The sun is so terrific here that it seems to me as if the objects are silhouetted not only in black and white, but in blue, red, brown and violet. I may be mistaken, but this seems to me to be the opposite of modeling." In this painting, he uses interlocking shapes of bright color and diagonal brushstrokes to create the sensation of volumes in the foliage, mountains, and water. [Label copy from Monet: Vision and Process exhibition, 2018] Cézanne's artistic goals developed through his contact with the Impressionists. Although he was not interested in rendering particular momentary impressions, he wished to record his "sensations" of nature. This painting typifies his technique-- suggesting form and volume through interlocking shapes that are rendered with bold, diagonal brushstrokes. 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The painting's composition balances strong diagonal and horizontal elements in the lower half with a monolithic sky punctuated by a circle of sun. Homer was known for his many paintings of rural America, as well as his illustrations of the Civil War. In 1883, Homer left New York City, where he had been living, and settled permanently in Prout's Neck. During his years there, he produced some of the most thrilling marine paintings in the history of American art. [Gallery label text, 2006]", "Dedication" : "R. T. Miller Fund", "Copyright_Type" : "Public Domain", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "Painting", "Creation_Place2" : "United States", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "In 1991 a NYC composer named Dana Paul Perna, visited the Gallery and was so inspired by this work that he composed "Prout''s Neck" a work for piano/harp/percussion and strings. 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