Image: Winslow Homer, Oranges on a Branch (1885).
For the Saturday art post about food, we pick up on the theme of food sources with an unexpected painting.
Winslow Homer is known for his scenes of Maine and cooler weather. But the painting above is from a trip the Bahamas of an orange tree full of ripe fruit in the sun. The painting is on display at the Met and on loan from a private collection. The Met website describes it: “This vibrant watercolor, a rare still life by the artist, offers a complete sensory experience—ripe citrus, bright green leaves, and fragrant blossoms are bathed in warm sunlight.”
When we are not posting about art we are usually posting about dining in Washington D.C. Our dining guide has 300+ recommended restaurants. You can sort by cuisine, neighborhood, and current operating status (dine-in and/or take-out, etc. – though things are in flux and we may miss something, so check before you go!) in either LIST or MAP format.