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Item 1296

Charles Woodbury, Ogunquit, 1937

Charles Woodbury, Ogunquit, 1937 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 9, page 267.

Charles Herbert Woodbury (1864-1940) was a well-known American artist who played a significant role in making the small fishing village of Ogunquit a popular art colony.

In 1898 he established an art school that brought many important American artisits to live and work in Ogunquit. Woodbury is shown in this 1937 black and white photograph, with a portrait of himself in the background.

 

Item 1292

Ogunquit art colony, 1937

Ogunquit art colony, 1937 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 9, page 266-267.

This photograph shows the Ogunguit art colony on July 11, 1937.

 

Item 1291

Ogunquit School of Painting and Sculpture, 1937

Ogunquit School of Painting and Sculpture, 1937 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 9, page 267.

The seaside art school, the Ogunquit school of painting and sculpture, drew a variety of artists to Ogunquit during the summer months.

Besides the school, Ogunquit featured galleries and other venues for the visual arts. This photo was taken July 11, 1937.

 

Item 1295

Models, Ogunquit School of Painting and Sculpture, 1937

Models, Ogunquit School of Painting and Sculpture, 1937 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 9, page 267.

Two models for the Ogunquit school of painting and sculpture.

 

Item 1272

Abraham Bogdanove, Monhegan, 1935

Abraham Bogdanove, Monhegan, 1935 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 9, page 268-269.

Like many of his contemporaries, artist Abraham Bogdanove traveled to Maine in search of inspiration for his art work and new subject matter.

Bogdanove visited Maine for the first time in the summer of 1915, and painted at Seal Harbor on Mount Desert Island.

In 1918, he visited Monhegan Island, and returned there every summer until his death in 1946. A landscape painter, portraitist, muralist and art teacher, Bogdanove is best known for his paintings of Monhegan Island.

This photograph of Bogdanove at Monhegan Island was taken July 21, 1935.

 

Item 1274

Bogy paints Manana, 1935

Bogy paints Manana, 1935 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 9, page 268-269.

Abraham Bogdanove shown painting Manana Island from Monhegan Island in 1935.

 

Item 7902

Eminent Women, 1884

Eminent Women, 1884 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 9, page 271.

Despite the myth of Maine as a cultural wilderness, the state produced a number of imporant figures, including writers Sarah Orne WomJewett and Harriet Beecher Stowe, who lived in Brunswick when she wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Eugene L'Africain created this lithograph showing eminent American women of 1884, courtesy of the Travelers Insurance Company. Featured are Mary A. Livermore, Sarah Jewett, Grace A. Oliver, Helen Hunt, Nora Perry, Lucy Larcom, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Louise Chandler Moulton, Louisa M. Alcott, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Julia Ward Howe.

 

 

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