Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930

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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

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creatorOf Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930. Charles Webster and Marion Campbell Hawthorne papers, 1870-1983. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930. Charles Webster Hawthorne : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1930?-1990 [graphic] [compiled by staff of The Museum of Modern Art, New York]. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
referencedIn Johnson, William H., 1901-1970. William H. Johnson papers, 1922-1971, bulk 1926-1956. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Hawthorne, Charles W. : Biographical file. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
referencedIn William H. Johnson papers, 1922-1972, bulk 1926-1956 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Cavallon, Giorgio, 1904-1989. Giorgio Cavallon papers, 1910-1982. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Malone, John, d. 1906. Autograph letter signed from John Malone, the Players, to the the Board of Directors of the Players [manuscript], 1896 March 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891-1978. Edwin Walter Dickinson papers, 1909-1971. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Johnson, William H., 1901-1970. William H. Johnson papers, 1922-1971, bulk 1926-1956. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf HAWTHORNE, CHARLES W. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries. Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries records, 1858-1969, bulk 1919-1968. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn McCausland, Elizabeth, 1899-1965. Elizabeth McCausland papers, 1838-1965 (bulk 1920-1960). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Roszak, Theodore, 1907-. Oral history interview with Theodore Roszak, 1963. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Shaw, Edwin Coupland, 1863-1941. Edwin Coupland Shaw papers, 1864-1937. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Browne, George Elmer, 1871-1946. George Elmer Browne papers, 1900-1932. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957. DeWitt M. Lockman interviews with artists, 1927. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987,. Oral history interview with Peggy Bacon, 1973 May 8 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Charles Webster Hawthorne [graphic]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn McCausland, Elizabeth, 1899-1965. Elizabeth McCausland papers, 1838-1965 (bulk 1920-1960). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957,. Interviews of artists and architects associated with the National Academy of Design, 1926-1927. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907-. Ilya Bolotowsky interview, 1968 Mar. 24 - Apr. 7. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Halper, Helen Marjorie Windust, 1908-. Oral history interview with Helen Marjorie Windust Halper, 1994 Sept. 27 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Frank K. M. Rehn Galleries records, 1858-1969 (bulk 1919-1968) Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Halper, Nathan. Nathan Halper interviews, 1980 July 8-Aug. 14 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Halper, Helen Marjorie Windust, 1908-. Oral history interview with Helen Marjorie Windust Halper, 1994 Sept. 27. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Thayer, Polly, 1904-. Polly Thayer interview, 1995 May 12-1996 Feb. 1. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Sterner, Albert, 1863-1946. Albert and Marie Sterner letters received, 1899-1945. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Weir, John Ferguson, 1841-1926. John Ferguson Weir papers, 1838-1957 (inclusive), 1861-1928 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930. Charles W. Hawthorne Papers, 1904-1947. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
creatorOf Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Smith, Houghton Cranford, 1887-1983. Houghton Cranford Smith papers, 1890-1991. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Roszak, Theodore, 1907-1981. Theodore Roszak interview, 1963 [microform]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Thayer, Polly, 1904-. Polly Thayer interview, 1995 May 12-1996 Feb. 1 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Thayer, Polly, 1904-2006. Oral history interview with Polly Thayer, 1995 May 12 - 1996 Feb. 1. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Peter A. Juley & Son. Charles Webster Hawthorne [graphic]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Martyl, 1918-. Martyl Langsdorf papers, 1918-1977. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Halper, Nathan. Oral history interview with Nathan Halper, 1980 July 8-Aug. 14. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Elizabeth McCausland papers, 1838-1965, bulk 1920-1960 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Johnson, William H., 1901-1970. William H. Johnson papers, 1922-1968. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn McCausland, Elizabeth, 1899-1965. Elizabeth McCausland papers, 1838-1980, bulk 1920-1960. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Halper, Helen Marjorie Windust, 1908-. Helen Marjorie Windust Halper interview, 1994 Sept. 27. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907-1981,. Oral history interview with Ilya Bolotowsky, 1968 Mar. 24 - Apr. 7 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Hawthorne, Charles, 1872-1930 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
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associatedWith Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987, person
associatedWith Beachcombers (Organization) corporateBody
associatedWith Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907-1981, person
associatedWith Browne, George Elmer, 1871-1946. person
associatedWith Campbell, Harry N. person
associatedWith Cape Cod School of Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Cavallon, Giorgio, 1904-1989. person
associatedWith Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891-1978. person
associatedWith Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries. corporateBody
associatedWith Geiger, Caroline, person
associatedWith Gellatly, John, 1853-1931. person
associatedWith Halper, Helen Marjorie Windust, 1908- person
associatedWith Halper, Nathan person
associatedWith Hawthorne, Marion Campbell. person
associatedWith Johnson, William H. person
associatedWith Johnson, William H., 1901-1970. person
associatedWith Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957, person
associatedWith Macbeth Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Malone, John, d. 1906. person
associatedWith Martyl, 1918- person
associatedWith McCausland, Elizabeth, 1899-1965. person
associatedWith Morrow, Julie Mathilde. person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Peter A. Juley & Son. corporateBody
associatedWith Polasek, Albin, 1879-1965. person
associatedWith Roszak, Theodore, 1907- person
correspondedWith Sarton, George, 1884-1956 person
associatedWith Shaw, Edwin Coupland, 1863-1941. person
associatedWith Smith, Houghton Cranford, 1887-1983. person
associatedWith Sterner, Albert, 1863-1946. person
associatedWith Stillman, Joy. person
associatedWith Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921. person
associatedWith Thayer, Polly, 1904- person
associatedWith Thayer, Polly, 1904- person
associatedWith Weir, John Ferguson, 1841-1926. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts
Massachusetts--Provincetown
Subject
Artists' models--Photographs
Genre painters
Portrait painters
Women painters
Painting--Study and teaching
Art, American
Art students
Painting, American
Art--American (?)--Reproductions
Painters
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Birth 1872-01-08

Death 1930-11-29

Americans

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