Fishing Boats, Key West
|Fishing Boats, Key West|
|Dimensions||35.4 cm (13.9 in) × 55.2 cm (21.7 in)|
|Location||Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Identifiers||The Met object ID: 11120|
Early history and creation
Homer executed a quick pencil sketch of the dimensions and layout of the image, over which he used watercolor to fully develop the forms of the clouds, sea, and boats. The highlights of the image are untouched areas of the paper.
Description and interpretation
The work depicts fishing boats in the water off Key West, Florida.