1929Artist Anthony Thieme (1888-1954) visited Rockport and established the Thieme School of Art.People and Communities, Arts and Culture, Notable People, Art

Anthony Thieme, Gloucester Harbor, Photo of the drawing, n.d. Gloucester Daily Times, Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 12220
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Born in Rotterdam and educated in Europe, he started as a stage set designer in Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy, England, and then the United States. When he came to the U.S. to work in Boston in the late 1920s, he stayed. He was the director of the Thieme School of Art until 1943.

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