Hektoen International

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  • Winslow Homer, the eye-surgeon

    Zeynel A. Karcioglu Charlottesville, Virginia Water color painting of Winslow Homer entitled Adirondacks Guide (1892). Inset: Detail of the guide’s right eye showing the blue iris, black pupil and the corneal blade mark by the artist.   Although the 19th Century American painter Winslow Homer has been hailed as a lover of the land because…