Untitled (harbor scene), early/mid 20th century
Oil painting on academy board
This painting depicts a scene from Bradley Wharf in Rockport, Massachusetts known as “Motif Number 1” due to it’s immense popularity as a subject for the painters of the Rockport Artist Colony. The building, originally built in 1840 was beloved for its composition, lighting and representation the maritime lifestyle of the east coast.
- academy board is bowed; scattered accretion across painting surface; scratches and accretion to frame.
- measures frame; visible image measures 15.5" W x 11.5" H.