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Collection Tri-Kappa
Catalog Number 1999.001.003
Title Cape Cod Landscape
Artist McKain, Bruce
Object Name painting
Description An original oil painting of a Cape Cod Landscape.
Hoosier Salon 1955 $150.00
Bruce McKain
No. 43
29.5 X 21
Born in Freetown … educated at Indiana University where an unflattering caricature done of one of his Instructors drew the wry suggestion that he ought to switch to art school … which he did by enrolling at John Herron Art Institute... graduated in 1929 and returned to Provincetown, where he had studied one summer with Charles W. Hawthorne … made his permanent home there ever since ... exhibited at National Academy, John Herron, University of Illinois, New York World's Fair, Seligmann Gallery in New York City) , Provincetown Art Association... won awards at the Cape Cod Art Association, Terry Art School Show in Miami and at a competition for New England artists held In Boston ... fifteen years a trustee of the Provincetown Art Association and served for two years as its Director … in 1955 he was the only artist to walk off with three prizes at the Hoosier Salon.
Provenance Purchased by Tri-Kappa from the 1955 Hoosier Salon.
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions H-29.5 W-21.5 inches
Catalog date 1999-12-09