1883-1891Artist William Lamb Picknell (1854 -1897) summered in Annisquam and attracted other artists to the area.Arts and Culture, Art

Artist Group at Old Fish Shed, Annisquam, 1888. William Lamb Picknell is seated, fifth from left. Courtesy of Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, P 7, FF 3
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After spending time in Europe in the 1880s and 1890s, Picknell loved the atmosphere and light of Annisquam, which reminded him of France.

Pohl, Frances K. Framing America: A Social History of American Art. Thames & Hudson, 2002. Cape Ann Museum. “Annisquam Art Colony.” http://www.capeannmuseum.org/annisquam-art-colony/.
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