At 24 Bridge Street

Sun, Wind & Shore: Summer in New England

REGIONAL AMERICAN PAINTING

Exhibit Hours: By Appointment Only

Bert Gallery is featuring a varied selection of paintings celebrating the summer season. In a rapidly fluctuating art world many artists escaped to the shade of the woods and shores to concentrate on their own artistic development and experiment with new art ideas. This was a restorative process leading to the production of many remarkable works of art. On view is a selection of thoughtful and accomplished paintings and etchings by artists of the late 19th and early 20th century.

There are many fine examples of local talents on view, particularly those active from the 1940’s and 1950’s. Many show their transition of style from the precision of Magical Realism to the newest modernist trends in European art. See works by Gordon Peers (1909 – 1988), Florence Leif (1913 – 1968), Edgar Corbridge (1901 – 1988) and Louise Marianetti (1916 – 2009) capturing shore scenes and various ports of call from New England.

New England also boasts at having an extraordinary group of printmakers and many will be on view. There will be works by the wood engraving master, Grace Albee (1890 – 1995), etchings and color woodcuts by Eliza Gardiner (1871 – 1955) and a remarkable etching R. Swain Gifford (1840 – 1905).

  • 2. Florence Leif (1913 – 1968), <i>Dory II</i>, Oil on Canvas 20" x 16"
  • 3. Elijah Baxter (1849 – 1935), <i>Newport Rocks, 1910</i>, Oil on Canvas 16" x 24"
  • 4. Florence Leif (1913 – 1968), <i>Hills with Trees</i>, Oil on Canvas 26" x 36"
  • 5. Grace Albee (1890 – 1985), <i>A Peaceful Afternoon</i>, Wood Engraving 6" x 7" Ed. 300
  • 6. Florence Leif (1913 – 1968), <i>Near the Dunes</i>, Oil on Canvas 16" x 12"
  • 7. Grace Albee (1890 – 1985), <i>The Boyer Place, 1946</i>, Wood Engraving 5.25" x 7.25" Ed. 150
  • 8. Florence Leif (1913 – 1968), <i>Provincetown Boats</i>, Oil on Canvas 16" x 20"
  • 9. Florence Leif (1913 – 1968), <i>Road Through Village</i>, Oil on Canvas 16" x 22"
  • 10. Eliza Gardiner (1871 – 1955), <i>Little Yachtsman</i>, Color Woodcut 5" x 7"
  • 11. Unsigned, <i>Back Yard</i>, Watercolor 5" x 7"
  • 12. Edgar Corbridge (1901 – 1988), <i>Boat Repair</i>, Watercolor 14" x 22"
  • 13. Paula Martiesian, <i>English Idyll, 2013</i>, Oil on Canvas 36" x 50"
  • 14. Eliza Gardiner (1871 – 1955), <i>New England Landscape</i>, Watercolor 8" x 6"
  • 15. R. Swain Gifford (1840 – 1905), <i>Coal Pockets at New Bedford, 1879</i>, Etching 8" x 6"
  • 16. Gordon Peers (1909 – 1988), <i>Farm in North Truro</i>, Oil on Canvas 16" x 20"
  • 17. Henry Newell Cady (1849 – 1935), <i>Shoreline</i>, Watercolor 14" x 18"
  • 18. Florence Leif (1913 – 1968), <i>Newport Rocks</i>, Oil on Canvas 30" x 40"
  • 19. Florence Leif (1913 – 1968), <i>Yellow Beach Chairs</i>, Oil on Canvas 12" x 16"
  • 20. Gordon Peers (1909 – 1988), <i>Cape Cod</i>, Oil on Canvas 16" x 20"
  • 21. Gordon Peers (1909 – 1988), <i>Trees and Dunes</i>, Oil on Canvas 16" x 20"
  • 22. Edgar Corbridge, <i>Shacks on Beach</i>, Oil on Canvas 18" x 22"
  • 23. Florence Leif (1913 – 1968), <i>Abstract Still Life</i>, Oil on Canvas 20" x 24"
  • 24. Florence Leif (1913 – 1968), <i>Summer on the Cape</i>, Oil on Canvas 20" x 24"
  • 25. Anne Vose (1912- 1998), <i>Fishing</i>, Watercolor 8 3/4 x 11 ¾ “