Hodgdon BOSTON Harbor SCENE -Antique-
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Great framed etching from the important Boston artist Sylvester Phelps Hodgdon (American, 1830-1906). This is a scene of the docks in Boston Harbor/ South Boston. The artist was probably inspired by the wonderful Thames River prints of J McN Whistler
This scene is untitled. It shows small sailing boats tied up at a wharf. There is a single sculler on the water. Signed S.P. Hodgdon in the plate, lower right as shown in image 3.
Framed in plain black moulding without matting.
Image measures 6-3/4 x 4 inches.
Finished size: 11-1/2 x 9-1/2.
Hodgdon was born Christmas Day to a Salem sea captain. He studied in Boston with Ben Champney and in New York with Samuel Rouse. For thirty years he kept a studio in the Studio Building at Tremont and Park Streets, opossite the Boston Common. His home was on Savin Hill Avenue.
Hodgdon was a member of the Boston Atheneum and St Botolph Club. The Boston Arts Club, of which he was a founding member, was organized in his studio. He taught Life class at Boston Museum School and Boston Art Club.
Hodgdon traveled throught New England painting en plein air. He is best known for his landscapes, views of the White Mountains of New Hampshire and coastal scenes.
Good Condition. There is some foxing as seen in the photos. Sold as is.
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- Reference #
- Fine Art
- Type / Pattern
- Sylvester Phelps Hodgdon
- Width: 11.5 inches
- Height: 9.5 inches
- Depth: 0 inch
- Weight: 4 pounds
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