1928Artist Leon Kroll and his wife Geneviève decided to settle in Folly Cove.Arts and Culture, Art

L-R Front Row: John Sloan, Dolly Sloan, Leon Kroll, Vi Organ, Marjorie Henri, Randall Davey, c. 1918. Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 21005
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According to Geneviève Kroll’s oral history, the couple decided to spend the summer in Folly Cove while in France. It was the only place everything was right, and the landscape had everything a painter needed.

Kroll, Genevieve, Gloucester Oral History Project, tape 20, 1987.
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