"'Sconset Boathouse", Oil Painting by Wendell Macy (1845-1913)
This wonderful rendering of a 'Sconset scene showing a boathouse in Codfish Park is by the important and highly desirable Nantucket artist, Wendell Macy. Signed and dated 1892, lr. Oil on canvas mounted on masonite. 11 1/2 in. x 17 in., sight.
See Michael A. Jehle, Picturing Nantucket and Robert A. diCurcio, Art on Nantucket for a discussion of this important artist.
The subject of this painting is seen in a late 19th C. photo.