Shooting the Rapids, Saguenay River

Shooting the Rapids, Saguenay River
A Canadian wilderness scene of a canoe shooting the rapids on the Saguenay, navigated by a guide at the bow and one at the stern, and a figure sitting low in the middle, clutching each side of the canoe. As the canoe cuts through the rushing river, white crests splash up behind the canoe. Dark mountains are visible in the background.
Artist: Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910, painter.
Medium: Oil on canvas with chalk.
Smithsonian Control Number: IAP 36120457

Shooting the Rapids, Saguenay River A Canadian wilderness scene of a canoe shooting the rapids on the Saguenay, navigated by a guide at the bow and one at the stern, and a figure sitting low in the middle, clutching each side of the canoe. As the canoe cuts through the rushing river, white crests splash up behind the canoe. Dark mountains are visible in the background. Artist: Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910, painter. Medium: Oil on canvas with chalk. Smithsonian Control Number: IAP 36120457