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
Hover over image to zoom

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.
67categories 1576total entries 400+years 919searches