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Anthony Thieme
Country Road
Oil on canvas
30 x 36 in.
Gloucester, Gray Day,
Oil on canvas
25 x 30, signed lower left
Anthony Thieme

(American, 1888-1954)

Anthony Thieme was a painter, designed and teacher who was born in Rotterdam, Holland in 1888. He was trained at the Royal Academy in Holland and in Italy and Germany. He studied with George Hacker, Guiseppe Mancini, Garlobini and Guardaciona. He came to American in 1920 and was instrumental in making Rockport, MA a center for art and artists. After 1950, he wintered in St. Augustine, Florida and summered in Rockport. Position: Teacher, Thieme School of Art, Rockport, MA. He was a member of the American Water Color Society; Salmagundi Club; California Academy of Fine Arts; Boston Art Club; Providence Water Color Club; Boston SAC; North Shore Art Association; Springfield Art League; Rockport Art Association; American Artists Professional League; Gloucester Society of Artists; New York Water Color Club; Philadelphia Art Alliance; the National Arts Club and more. Awards include medals at LA County Museum of Art (1931); Salmagundi Club, NYC (1929, 1931); Springfield Utah (1928, 1931); Gloucester AA (1928); Springfield Art League (1927, 1928); North Shore AA (1930); CAFA (1930); Jordan Marsh Exhibition (1944); NYWCC (1933); New Haven Paint & Clay Club (1931); Washington Water Color Club (1931); Buck Hill Falls AA, PA (1938); Dow Award, St. Augustine, FL (1949); and more. Work is represented in the permanent collections at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Pittsfield Museum of Art, MA; Albany Inst. Of History & Art, NY; Dayton Art Institute; City of New Haven Collection; Springville, Utah; University of Iowa; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Montclair Art Museum; LA County Museum of Art, CA; New Britain Museum of Art, CT; Buck Hill Falls, PA and more.

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