Cape Cod School of Art

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Webster (left) teaches a class, 1910

The Cape Cod School of Art, also known as Hawthorne School of Art,[1] was the first outdoor school of figure painting in America; it was started by Charles Webster Hawthorne in Provincetown, Massachusetts, in 1898.[2]

The Hawthorne Class Studio building off Miller Hill Road is on the List of Nationally Registered Historic Places.

Notable students[edit]


  1. ^ "Hawthorne School of Art for Sale". Retrieved 2021-06-01.
  2. ^ "History: The Cape Cod School of Art Founded by Charles W. Hawthorne". i am Provincetown. Archived from the original on 2008-08-06. Retrieved 2021-06-01.
  3. ^ Rush, Solvleiga (1991). Oliver Newberry Chaffee, 1881-1944. Taft Museum of Art. ISBN 978-0915577224.
  4. ^ "Gilbert Franklin". Provincetown Artist Registry. Retrieved 2022-03-04.
  5. ^ James R. Bakker. "Dorothy Lake Gregory (1893–1970)". Bakker Art and Antiques. Retrieved 2022-06-09.
  6. ^ Biography and bibliography Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Marie Løkke". Norsk kunstnerleksikon. Retrieved December 1, 2020.

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