9781609493820

In Search of Motif No. 1 : The History of A Fish Shack

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  • ISBN13:

    9781609493820

  • ISBN10:

    1609493826

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-10-20
  • Publisher: History Pr
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Summary

Motif No. 1, a red fish shack, sits at the end of a granite pier in Rockport, Massachusetts. How did a humble fish house painted by numerous artists, including Aldro Hibbard, Anthony Thieme, Emil Gruppe and Harrison Cady, become an icon? Author L.M. Vincent examines the shack's colorful history from its origins to the present day to answer the question. His exploration of this symbol of coastal New England, arguably one of the most painted buildings of its time, is a uniquely American story that will both inform and entertain. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. 9
Enter Motif No. 1p. 13
The Old Wharfp. 24
The New Shedp. 36
Not Just Any Fish Shackp. 54
Everybody Loves a Paradep. 66
Jack Buckley's Studiop. 82
You Can't Judge a Cover by Its Bookp. 95
The Color Redp. 105
The Town Shackp. 116
The View from the Wharfp. 134
Notesp. 145
About the Authorp. 159
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