In The Old Homestead, Newport, Rhode Island, Whittredge offers a panoramic view of the Newport coastline with a shingled farmhouse nestled in the foreground. Although the house in this painting has not been concretely identified, this structure features often in the artist’s Newport pictures. Though Whittredge renders the farmhouse, figures and other signs of human presence with meticulous details, his composition undoubtedly emphasizes the vastness and grandeur of the Newport landscape, indicating that this is his primary subject. Indeed, The Old Homestead, Newport, Rhode Island portrays nature as a powerful and prominent entity, consistent with the message of Whittredge’s most important works.
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