Related Program: Arts Desk Shipwreck! Winslow Homer and "The Life Line" By Susan Lewis • Dec 15, 2012 Related Program: Arts Desk TweetShareGoogle+Email The Life Line, 1884, Winslow Homer, American, Oil on canvas, 28 5/8 x 44 3/4 inches (72.7 x 113.7 cm) The George W. Elkins Collection, 1924, Philadelphia Museum of Art Listen Listening... / 8:03 Susan Lewis explores an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on the American painter Winslow Homer and the American tradition of lifesaving. TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Art Review: SHIPWRECK! Winslow Homer and 'The Life Line' By Lesley Valdes • Sep 20, 2012 WRTI's Lesley Valdes provides the back story of Winslow Homer's The Life Line, which is on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in a special exhibition that runs from September 22 - December 16, 2012.