1905Sculptor Charles Grafly purchased a property in Lanesville and built a house and a studio that he named “Fool’s Paradise”.Arts and Culture, Location and Setting, Buildings & Architecture, Art

Charles Grafly (second from left) in his studio, April 1904. Courtesy of Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 22426
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As an instructor of sculpture at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts for 37 years, favored students were invited to come and work in his studio including George Demetrios, Walker Hancock, and Katharine Lane Weems.

Northshore Magazine. “Cape Ann Sculptors,” April 12, 2017. https://www.nshoremag.com/faces-places/cape-ann-sculptors/.
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