Some signed, some unsigned but all very good pre war American Impressionist works. This is one of those paintings.For those not familiar with the artist, I included it below. This is a classic early 20th Century impressionist work of the Gloucester fishing boats in the pier. Oil on board measuring 8 x 10 inches.
Signed lower right hand corner. A slight layer of surface grime and a few minor spots of craquelere but nothing too bad. All in all it sounds worse than it is. The pictures are a good indication of the condition. Some other great Cape Ann and early 20th century American Impressionist works.For those not familiar with the artist her biography from askart reads: Hale Bower Anthony was an art supervisor of the Gloucester Public Schools, received her art training as an undergraduate and graduate student at the Massachusetts School of Art. Subsequently studied water color painting with Charles Martin of Columbia University, NY, and Oliver Smith at Rockport. Master's Degree in education was received from Tufts College.
For eight years she has taught water color painting to members of the Gloucester Adult Education Classes. Works of her public school students have been chosen for exhibition in the Massachusetts section of the National Scholastic Exhibition. Has studied and worked extensively in stage craft and pageantry, and in the field of decoration has done a number of recreation rooms for industrial plants. Member of the Society of Independent Artists of Boston, the National Association of Women Artists of New York City, the North Shore Arts and Rockport art Associations. At the latter, in 1951, her painting "Market" was awarded the Saturday Sketch Group Prize for the most original watercolor of the exhibition.CHECK THE PICTURES ON THIS EXCELLENT PIECE!!! If you have any questions regarding the work, please dont hesitate to ask. Pictures are an excellent indication of condition. I guarantee and stand 100% behind everything I sell. No reason to open up any sort of cases. Just simply contact me and I will handle any and all problems. The item "Vintage HALE BOWER ANTHONY Gloucester Fishing Boats PAINTING Listed Cape Ann" is in sale since Monday, May 2, 2016. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "pmfeld" and is located in Holliston, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.