Heritage Plantation of Sandwich

Sandwich, MA




The Lynn Beach Painters: Art Along the North Shore of Massachusetts, 1880-1920


Through October 17, 1999 The J. K. Lilly III Antique Automobile Museum's changing exhibition gallery will present a display of paintings entitled The Lynn Beach Painters: Art Along the North Shore of Massachusetts, 1880-1920. Organized by Heather Johnson Reid, curator of the Lynn Museum, the exhibit features works by a group of artists who painted in and around Lynn, Massachusetts at the end of the last century.

From left to right: E. A. Page, Counting the Catch, oil on canvas, 14 x 22 inches, Neil Rossman Collection; C. E. L. Green, Fishing Shacks at Swampscott, oil on canvas, 9 x 13 inches, Neil Rossman Collection; William Bradford, Lynn Beach, oil on canvas, 10 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches, Lynn Historical Society; William Partridge Burpee, Dories on Lynn Beach, c. 1890s, oil on paper, 11 3/8 x 16 inches, Private Collection, Courtesy Childs Gallery.

An illustrated catalogue written by Art Historian D. Roger Howlett, Exhibit Curator Heather Johnson Reid, and Lynn Museum Director Kenneth C. Turino will accompany the exhibition. This detailed publication recognizes for the first time the accomplishments of the Lynn Beach painters and delineates their rightful place in American art history.

From left to right: William Partridge Burpee, My Friends at Swampscott, c. 1892, oil on paper, 12 x 18 1/2 inches, Childs Gallery Collection; E. A. Page, Fishing Shack, 1908, oil on board, 8 x 11 1/2 inches, Lynn Historical Society; Charles Woodbury, Saugus River, c. 1887, oil on canvas, 16 x 26 inches, Lynn Historical Society; N. L. Berry, Blaney Beach, Swampscott, oil on canvas, 10 x 14 inches, Christopher R. Mathias Collection.

Please see Resource Library Magazine's 1998 article on the exhibition at the Lynn Museum.

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For further biographical information on selected artists cited in this article please see America's Distinguished Artists, a national registry of historic artists.

rev. 10/26/10

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