Sunlight on the Coast is a marine oil on canvas painting by American artist Winslow Homer. It was painted in 1890 in the American Realist style. This work is located in the Toledo Museum of Art in Toledo, Ohio.
Winslow Homer’s coastal paintings often capture the beauty and power of the ocean, showcasing his mastery of light, color, and composition. He had a keen eye for capturing the nuances of natural light and its effects on the coastal landscape.
In his seascapes, Homer frequently portrayed crashing waves, rocky shores, and expansive skies. He employed loose brushwork and a vibrant color palette to convey the energy and dynamism of the ocean. Whether depicting tranquil scenes or dramatic seascapes, Homer’s paintings often evoke a sense of awe and reverence for nature.