Hugh Cabot III

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Hugh Cabot, III (March 22, 1930 – May 23, 2005) an American artist born in Boston, Massachusetts the son of Hugh Cabot II, Professor of Sociology, Harvard, and Louise Melenson Cabot.

Hugh Cabot III was an official United States Navy combat artist during the Korean War.[1][2][3] His art produced during the Korean War hangs in the Naval Historical Center, Navy Art Collection in Washington, D.C..

Cabot is listed in Who's Who in American Art;[4] Who's Who in International Art; Who's Who in the World; Who's Who in America,Who's Who in the West,.[5] His works have been exhibited in many major museums throughout the United States and the world, and used as illustrations in several publications.[6] Hugh Cabot III is best known for his oil paintings, however, he worked with watercolor, pastels, graphite, charcoal, sculpture and photography.[7] He lived and worked for 37 years in Tubac, Arizona, where his studio and gallery are located. Prior to Tubac he was in Taos and Santa Fe, New Mexico.

He is survived by two children from his first marriage to Greta Lois Chadwick; Mary Elizabeth Cabot-Case and John Chadwick Cabot. His second wife, Olivia Cabot, continues to operate the Hugh Cabot gallery in Tubac, Arizona.


  1. ^ "US Navy Art Collection Main Page". Retrieved 2012-08-19. 
  2. ^ Mack, W. P., United States Navy, Standish Backus, Jr., Hugh Cabot III, Griffith B. Coale, William F. Draper, Richard A. Genders, Herbert C. Hahn, Edmond J. Fitzgerald, Mitchell Jamieson, Edward Millman, Albert K. Murray, Alexander P. Russo, Dwight C. Shepler, Salvatore Indiviglia (1966). United States Navy Combat Art, 1941-1966. United States of America Navy Department. 
  3. ^ Cabot III, Hugh, Forward by James A. Michener (1954). Korea I. Tokyo: The World News and Publishing Company Limited. 
  4. ^ Group], [prepared by R.R. Bowker's Data Base Publishing (1990). Who's who in American art, 1991-92 (19th ed. ed.). New York: R.R. Bowker. p. 158. ISBN 0835228975. 
  5. ^ Engle, Kathy (1 June 2005). "World-renowned artist Hugh Cabot dead at 75". Nogales International. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 
  6. ^ Jason, edited and with an introduction by W. D. Ehrhart and Philip K. (1999). Retrieving bones : stories and poems of the Korean War. New Brunswick, NJ [u.a.]: Rutgers University Press. pp. Cover Illustration. ISBN 0813526396. 
  7. ^ Life 33 (17): 25. 27 October 1952 Retrieved 19 August 2012.  Missing or empty |title= (help)