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Philip Little, who lived from 1857-1942, was a well know artist of Salem who was friends
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Philip Little, a painter, who lived from 1857-1942, was a well know artist of Salem who was friends and a contemporary of [[Frank Benson]]. Little was both a civic leader and an artist.
and a contemporary of [[Frank Benson]]. Little was both a civic leader and an artist.
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He drew on the New England scenery and coastal life for his subject matter, creating Impressionistic scenes of the coast, especially Maine. In city politics, he served on both the board of aldermen and the common council as well as the Health Board.
He drew on the New England scenery and coastal life for his subject matter, creating
 
Impressionistic scenes of the coast, especially Maine. In city politics, he served on both
 
the board of aldermen and the common council as well as the Health Board.
 
 
He also served as a curator of art for Salem's Essex Institute.
 
He also served as a curator of art for Salem's Essex Institute.
  

Revision as of 10:45, 9 May 2008

Philip Little, a painter, who lived from 1857-1942, was a well know artist of Salem who was friends and a contemporary of Frank Benson. Little was both a civic leader and an artist. He drew on the New England scenery and coastal life for his subject matter, creating Impressionistic scenes of the coast, especially Maine. In city politics, he served on both the board of aldermen and the common council as well as the Health Board. He also served as a curator of art for Salem's Essex Institute.


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