1929Emile Gruppé (1896-1978) built a studio on Rocky Neck.People and Communities, Arts and Culture, Notable People, Art

Emile Gruppé, Captain Ben Pine’s Docks, Undated, Oil on artist’s board, Cape Ann Museum, Gift of Marietta E. Lynch, given in memory of Margaret Farrell Lynch, 1999, https://www.capeannmuseum.org/collections/objects/captain-ben-pines-docks/
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Though Gruppé did not open a formal school until 1940, when he established the Gloucester School of Painting, his studio demonstrations before then when Allan Freelon was one of his students, were known for their inspirational qualities.

Curtis, Judith, Rocky Neck Art Colony: 1850-1950, Gloucester, Massachusetts.
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