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Currier and Ives lithograph “To the Rescue,” after the Landseer painting “Off to the Rescue.” Photo courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

‘Shipwreck!’ at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Winslow Homer painting, “The Life Line,” is the centerpiece of a new exhibit opening September 22, 2012, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Painted in 1884, it depicts wildly stormy seas and giant waves threatening to overcome a figure who hangs from a pulley on a rescue line, holding fast to a young drowned… read more