1944-1954Artist Philip Reisman visited Gloucester.Arts and Culture, Art

Philip Reisman, Knife Grinder, 1929, etching on paper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1973.24.4
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Reisman discovered the fishing industry here and documented maritime workers in paint, ink, and photography. The art was a tribute to those who struggled to make a living, just like the urban dwellers he painted and drew in New York.

Philip Reisman | Smithsonian American Art Museum. https://americanart.si.edu/artist/philip-reisman-3996.
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