From the Archives: Letters from Childe Hassam

Childe Hasssam portrait

The Greenwich Historical Society’s exhibition Lost Landscape Revealed: Childe Hassam and The Red Mill, Cos Cob (January 16-March 28, 2021) focuses on the Cos Cob Lower Landing during the period of the Cos Cob art colony. The exhibition uses numerous items from the Historical Society’s archival and museum collections to bring this period to life, … Read more

Painting the Shipyard

childe hassam the red mill cos cob

In January 2021 the Greenwich Historical Society will show publicly for the first time a newly acquired painting by American Impressionist painter Childe Hassam, which will appear at the center of an intimate focus exhibit titled Lost Landscape Revealed: Childe Hassam and The Red Mill, Cos Cob (on view January 16-March 28, 2021. The Red … Read more

Twachtman’s Old Holley House, Cos Cob

Old Holley House, Cos Cob by John H. Twachtman

Run by Josephine and Edward Payson Holley from 1882 through 1900, and subsequently by their daughter Constant Holley MacRae, the Holley House was the base for the summer art classes taught by Twachtman in the 1890s, often along with his close friend Julian Alden Weir (1852–1919). The Holley House was also Twachtman’s intermittent residence after … Read more

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