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Contributed by: Hollingsworth Fine Arts
Date: circa 1933
Location: Rome; Belgrade Lakes
Media: Printed black and white photo in original brochure
Contributed by: Monmouth Museum
Date: circa 1905
Media: Photographic print
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Owner in 1924: Flynn The Painter Incorporated
Owner in 1924: John F. Proctor Estate
Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Store
Owner in 1924: Robinson E. Sterling
The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?
Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.
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… that makes it look like glass, It required the combined skill of a woodworker and that of painter of the trompe d oeil (fool the eye) style.
… Art Museum) X The 1844 visit of New York painter Thomas Cole (1801-1848) marked the start of Mount Desert Island’s influx of summer…
… believed that the artwork produced by these early painters is what drew the original rusticators to the Island, to witness the spectacular scenery…