(1852 - 1940)
William Pearl Bodwell was active/lived in Massachusetts. William Bodwell is known for landscape painting, wood engraving, drawing.
Biography William Bodwell
William Pearl Bodwell (1852-1940) American
William Pearl Bodwell was a landscape artist, wood engraver, draftsman and according to his obituary, a founding member of the Provincetown Artist Colony.
Early in his career, he was a master draftsman and printmaker for The Boston Herald. While he was a staff artist for that newspaper in 1886, one of his assignments took him to Provincetown, Massachusetts where he made paintings that ultimately attracted other artists to the Cape Cod fishing village.
On that fateful trip to Provincetown, Bodwell painted not only the beautiful coastline, but also the newly built train line running from Boston to Provincetown. Two known examples of his train line paintings from 188
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