Coast Scene, Isles of Shoals, 1901 by Frederick Childe Hassam



Title

Coast Scene, Isles of Shoals, 1901

Artist

Frederick Childe Hassam

Ref GM3640
Type Fine Art Print
Image Size 22" x 18" (56 x 46 cm)
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Description  
Appledore Island is the largest of the Isles of Shoals, which are situated in the Gulf of Maine in New England. Technically, they are located very close to the Maine/New Hampshire border and they were first used for seasonal fishing camps by indigenous Americans and then settled by Europeans in the early 17th century. A popular summer hotel on Appledore Island by Thomas Laighton and Levi Thaxter. Levi`s wife Ophelia (they married when she was 15) became the most popular American female poet of the 19th century. She hosted an art`s community on the Island, frequented by a number of authors and the Impressionist painter, Childe Hassam.