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In this sunny tableau of summertime leisure on the shore of Bellport, Long Island, bands of young women and men swim, sail, and slide and dive from a floating raft. Glackens's lively strokes of high-keyed colors, especially in the iridescent seawater, offer an American variation on bathing scenes by French modernists such as Monet and Renoir. Albert Barnes applauded his friend Glackens's galvanization of American art and believed that the artist's brilliant use of color helped viewers to "see life with a reality that our unaided selves never would have experienced."

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About Our Prints


This exclusive Barnes Foundation Custom Print Shop is your exclusive source for reproductions authorized and available for purchase directly from the Foundation. All items that are offered are produced using gallery quality materials and the color is managed in a manner that produces a reproduction as true to the original as technology will allow.


Many of the works offered through this store are exclusive and not available anywhere else. In addition, new works are continually added to the offering so make sure to come back and see the new releases.


You have found the work that speaks to you. Now what? Using our innovative custom framing tool you can preview exactly what your finished and framed art will look like. We offer many different moulding styles so there is sure to be a match for any type of decor.