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USCG Key Largo Gloucester, Ma 02/27/2015

USCG Key Largo Gloucester, Ma 02/27/2015

 

Just got off the Phone with USCG Station Gloucester.

Gloucester will be getting the USCG Cutter Gloucester “KEY LARGO” Within the next couple of weeks!

Just so you Know!

Thanks USCG Gloucester!

Hopefully She will bring in some Tropical Air with Her!

 

BREAKING NEWS!

From USCG Northeast:

“As the service life of Cutter Grand Isle comes to an end for the Coast Guard Cutter Grand Isle, we look back at her wonderful ‪#‎DevotiontoDuty‬ the past 24 years this week.”

https://www.facebook.com/USCoastGuardNortheast?fref=nf

I wonder if Station Gloucester will be getting a new Cutter?

Anyone know?

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Wicked Tuna Hard Merchandise

WAKE UP CAPTAIN!

WAKE UP CAPTAIN!

 The Wicked Tuna’s “Hard Merchandise”

I caught the Hard Merchandise from the TV Show Wicked Tuna unloading a few Bluefin Tuna at the State fish Pier this Summer. One of the Tv crew members said the shows they’re filming will air in February 2015. So you may get lucky and watch them film on the Gloucester waterfront. The Hard Merchandise has been fishing for years here in Gloucester way before the TV show. They dock at the wharf behind the Madfish Galleries on Rocky Neck. I’m sure all their Fans will enjoy these photo’s. Video’s coming soon.

PAUL

This? or This? That is the Question!

This? or This? That is the Question!

THIS?

 

OR

THIS?

TELL ME AGAIN WHY WE LIVE HERE?

Snow Day Drawing “The Gloucester Fleet” Series #1

Snow Day Drawing “The Gloucester Fleet” Series #1

Quick 10 Minute Drawing

From a photo I took of Peter Mondello’s Lobster Boat “Allison Carol” in 2008.

Sunset Rock

Beautiful Glowing Backyard Sunsets, all Winter long.

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The Gloucester Fleet Found on the Hard Drive 2008

The Gloucester Fleet Found on the Hard Drive 2008

The “Allison Carol”

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Hard Merchandise

Hard Merchandise at rest.

Lately it’s hard to avoid The Hard Merchandise around the harbor working and with multiple cameras pointed at the crew unloading Bluefin Tuna.

I caught the Hard Merchandise at rest where it’s been docked for years. Behind the Madfish Galleries on Rocky Neck.

My camera was the only one there.

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Found on the Hard Drive 09/2006

Found on the Hard Drive 09/2006

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I’m very disapointed in you Rockport!

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What are Towns thinking? They own Nature now?

I’m sure and I hope this sign is made for Commercial Companys that would haul away the rocks and smash them into decorative stones for Driveways and road shoulders.

“I’ll give you my rocks when you pry  them from my cold, dead hands

                                                                                        -Paul F. Frontiero Jr.

Hey, Einstein!!

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“If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, then what are we to think of an empty desk?”            — Albert Einstein

 

I’m In a Funk, Help Me Pick My Next Painting Project

I’m In a Funk, Help Me Pick My Next Painting Project

I’ve picked out a few photos I took that may be my next painting. If you like any you see here let me know. If you have a photo you may think might make a great Cape Ann themed Painting send it to me, maybe I’ll pick one out. I’ll also post them up on GMG with credit given to you. Remember, I love bright colors.

Send them to me at: Frontiero@Hotmail.com

Maybe this painting I did of  "Niles Pond Sunrise" Using one of Sharon Lowes Photos.

Maybe this painting I did of “Niles Pond Sunrise” Using one of Sharon Lowes Photos. In a larger format.

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Found on the Hard Drive Gloucester Harbor 2006

Found on the Hard Drive Gloucester Harbor 2006

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Cape Ann Artists of the Past

Anthony Thieme

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Anthony Thieme

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

“Anthony Thieme (20 February 1888 – 6 December 1954) was a landscape and marine painter and a major figure of the Rockport (MA) School of American regional art. He was a contemporary of important Rockport artists Aldro Hibbard, Emil Gruppe, W. Lester Stevens, Antonio Cirino, and Marguerite Pierson.

Born in Rotterdam on 20 February 1888, Thieme studied at the Academie of Fine Arts in Rotterdam for two years and then, briefly, at the Royal Academy, the Hague. He traveled widely in Europe, frequently finding work as a stage designer.

Thieme traveled to the United States at the age of 22. He quickly found work as a stage designer at the Century Theater in New York, designing sets for the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova. When the commission ended, he traveled to South America, primarily Brazil and Argentina. Stage work again provided his livelihood. A return to Europe followed with further work in England, France, and Italy.

Returning to the United States with a contract for additional stage work, Thieme found himself in Boston. He discontinued work on the stage in 1928 and from then on made his living with the sales of his paintings and etchings. Thieme married Lillian Beckett in 1929 and moved to Rockport, MA. He established the Thieme School of Art. He exhibited his work frequently at the Grand Central Art Galleries in New York.

He continued to travel widely; Mexico, Guatemala, Florida, and France were major destinations, always painting en plein air.

Thieme committed suicide on 6 December 1954 in Greenwich, CT. The circumstances of his death are not fully understood. There have been stories of deep depression or major illness, but no definitive rationale for his suicide has emerged.

Anthony Thieme was a full member of the American Watercolor Society, Art Alliance of America, the Salmagundi Club, the Boston Art Club, North Shore Art Association, Rockport Art Association, New York Water Color Club, Art Alliance of Philadelphia and the National Arts Club.”

References

Anthony Thieme by Judith A. Curtis. Published by the Rockport Art Association, 1999.

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