Antiques and the Arts Weekly

November 28, 2017

Drawn From Nature & On Stone:
The Lithographs Of Fitz Henry Lane

Published: November 28, 2017

By Rick Russack

GLOUCESTER, MASS. – Fitz Henry Lane (1804-1865) is best known for his marine paintings, but before working in oils he was a skilled printmaker. “Drawn from Nature & on Stone: The Lithographs of Fritz Henry Lane,” the first comprehensive exhibition focusing on this aspect of Lane’s career, is on view at the Cape Ann Museum through March 4. It features lithographs from the Cape Ann Museum’s own holdings and from collections throughout the region. Lenders include the American Antiquarian Society, the Boston Athenaeum, the New York Public Library and the Library of Congress. The show explores connections between Lane’s work as a printmaker and a painter and offers visitors the opportunity to learn more about the art of lithography.

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