• Summer, 1983

    Dorothea Cooke (Gramatky)

    7.5 x 11.5 inches

  • This painting is available as a giclée art print on premium watercolor paper. Please note: some prints are available in multiple sizes. Simply select a size & add to cart. (Giclée prints are rolled & shipped in a tube).

  • Original Size - 7.5 x 11.5 inches
  • $69.00 $95.00

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Biography: Dorothea Cooke (Gramatky), (1908-2001) Born: Hollywood, CA, Studied: Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles). Dorothea Cooke graduated from Hollywood High School before deciding not to go to college but to study her passion, art. Her parents had come from New Hampshire where her father, Charles Prentice Cooke, was an MIT graduate...... read more

A California art print on Arches watercolor paper. 100% archival, and printed in HD.

"This was painted when my mother, Dorothea Cooke, was 74, up in Old Lyme, Connecticut, where we rented a beach cottage on the Long Island Sound for 35 years. Across the road from the beach cottages was some marshland, and in the painting my mother captured her grandson, Andrew, in the blue shirt and his friend, Ricky Rubino, leaning over in the striped shirt. The original is not for sale because it always reminds me of the fun of long, lazy summers spent fishing or finding small crabs or swimming in the creek."

Courtesy of Daughter-Linda Gramatky Smith