American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isles of Shoals

Edited by Austen Barron Bailly and John W. CoffeyContributions by Austen Barron Bailly, Kathleen M. Burnside, John W. Coffey, and Hal WeeksPhoto essay by Alexandra de Steiguer Childe Hassam (1859–1935) was the foremost American impressionist of his generation. Prolific in oil paintings and watercolors, he found his native New England to be a touchstone for his art. Hassam had a fascination with Appledore, the largest island of the Isles of Shoals off the coast of Maine and New Hampshire, and he traveled there almost every summer for thirty year