Dutch / American 1888-1954
Best known for his
marine and landscape paintings, Anthony Thieme
supported himself in early years as a stage designer, first in Europe and later
A graduate of the
Anthony Thieme was instrumental in making Rockport a centre for art and artists. But after his studio burned down in 1946, Thieme chose to resume his earlier travels, creating paintings and prints in Florida, Mexico, Guatemala, France, Italy and Spain.
Thieme’s work, which earned him many prestigious awards in his day, is still prized by collectors, bringing increasingly high prices. His paintings and prints are included in the permanent collections of the Boston Museum of Fine Art, the City of New Haven Collection, Montclair Art Museum, Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.