Lobster Traps

Lobster Traps
Harry Armstrong
1919-2011
Artist Biography
Acquisition Number: 64.30
Medium: Watercolor on paper
Size: 17' x 27'
Date: 1964
Credit: Purchased by the Canton Museum of Art

Armstrong was fond of rural Ohio, often capturing subjects and landscapes in his traditional manner, spending part of one summer in 1964 painting the Gloucester, Massachusetts area. "Lobster Traps" is a scene from Pigeon Cove, an area in Gloucester that is now home to a factory.