Artist of the moment…….Gertrude Fiske

Gertrude Fiske was an American painter who worked in an Impressionistic style. Gertrude Fiske was born in the year 1878.Fiske was a painter of portraits and landscapes of amusement parks and beaches.

Fiske was one of the first female painters to take lessons at the Boston Museum School of Fine Art.

For her beach scenes, Fiske was stationed in Maine where she studied under artist Charles Woodbury.

In this clip we view some of Fiske’s works whilst listening to Beethoven!:

Gertrude Fiske passed away in 1961.

Price range information: Works range from $4,000 to $20,000. Fiske worked in oils.

If you enjoy scenes of people at leisure at the beach be sure and check out artists Hilo Chen, Sally Swatland, and Charles Warren Mundy. Its fun to see how the different artists paint the body. Beach scenes can be challenging because you have young and old body shapes and of course, the fun repetitive shapes of the umbrellas.

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