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"Boat Repair" by Belle Hoffman

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An early 20th-century oil on board harbor scene titled ‘Boat Repair’ by Belle Hoffman (1889 – 1961), estate mark to the lower right corner with artist plaque on frame liner.

Hoffman, was born in 1889 in Garretsville, Ohio, schooled by painter and founding member of the Pennsylvania Impressionists, Henry Snell (1858 – 1943), in Gloucester, Massachusetts and trained by notable portrait Impressionist painter Charles W. Hawthorne (1872 – 1930) at Provincetown Cape School Of Art. After spending her summer in Gloucester and being deeply influenced by mentor Henry Snell, she presented her first exhibition of post-impressionist paintings at The Gage Gallery located in Cleveland, Ohio where she situated her studio and created outstanding plein air landscapes, coastal scenes, carnival genre and still lifes, constructed in a vibrant palette.
In the late course of her life, she lived in Chautauqua County, New York, where she created superb still lifes and farmscapes.


19.5" W x 16.5" H x 1.5" D

- measured in the frame; sight size measures 13.50" W x 10.50" H.

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