This splendid impressionist street scene of Rockport, MA with houses was painted by well-known Dutch / American artist Anthony Thieme (1888-1954). Thieme was born in Rotterdam, Holland and, after traveling in Europe, England, & South America, he settled in the Boston, MA area, establishing a studio in Rockport, MA on Cape Ann. Thieme became very well known for his seascapes and shore scenes. He established the Thieme School of Art in Rockport, of which he was the director.
Oil on canvas, signed lower right, titled inscribed on verso “Main Str., Rockport,” and housed in a fine custom scroll carved giltwood frame by M Davis / Gahan, framemakers. Dimensions: 25 in h x 30 in w, actual; 34.5 in h x 39.5 in w, framed.