View of Great Island

Wellfleet, MA
Oil on canvas
15 1/4 x 19 1/8 in. (38.7 x 48.6 cm)
Signed on bottom: "E W Dickinson"
Photo: The Brooklyn Museum


Painted in Wellfleet, MA, October 5 from Indian Neck Inlet (journal). FD note: "In background is Great Beach Hill where we used to walk. This is a view toward the west over the marsh that divides north Indian Neck from South Indian Neck. In the distance across Wellfleet Harbor, lies Great Island." [Journal July 4, 1954, M. Hutchins wants to buy "Father's Marsh." July 27 M. Hutchins wires she wants it at $650, 30th a check from her, August 2 it sent to her, 9 he sent Tibi $25 from it, the amount his father had paid for it on his 85th birthday when he present while it painted.] move to below


Antoinette Dickinson Van Sickle
Rev. Edwin Henry Dickinson
Margaret Hutchins
The Brooklyn Museum

Exhibition History

1942 Chatham: Work by Edwin Dickinson
1961 James Graham & Sons: Edwin Dickinson, Retrospective
198081 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: Edwin Dickinson, Selected Landscapes, as "Wellfleet Marsh"