Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930Alternative names
Charles Webster Hawthorne (1872-1930), an American portrait and genre painter and teacher, founded the Cape Cod School of Art in 1899. The school, dedicated to outdoor figure painting, proved very successful and influential, attracting many well-known artists. Hawthorne directed the school until his death in 1930. Hawthorne is known for his genre scenes (he was intrigued by the Portuguese fishing families from Provincetown) and his portraits.
From the description of Charles W. Hawthorne Papers, 1904-1947. (Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection). WorldCat record id: 603889951
Painters; Provincetown, Mass.; Marion, b. 1870, d. 1945; Charles, b. 1872, d. 1930.
Hawthorne founded the Cape Cod School of Art in 1899. He studied with William Merritt Chase at Chase's Shinnecock school in 1896. Marion C. Hawthorne was a member of the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors.
From the description of Charles Webster and Marion Campbell Hawthorne papers, 1870-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82223576
- Artists' models--Photographs
- Genre painters
- Portrait painters
- Women painters
- Painting--Study and teaching
- Art, American
- Art students
- Painting, American
- Art--American (?)--Reproductions
- Massachusetts (as recorded)
- Massachusetts--Provincetown (as recorded)