From the Collection: Gloucester Harbor

1932_16In this 1895 depiction of Gloucester, Massachusetts, the American Impressionist painter Willard Metcalf crafted an idyllic view of what was then the largest fishing port in the world. This celebrated painting came to Amherst as a gift from George D. Pratt, Class of 1893. -Elizabeth Barker, Mead Director, 2008

image source: Gloucester Harbor

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