WILLIAM BICKNELL 

Known locally as 'The Etcher' William Bicknell's Provincetown prints have become part of the town's historical record.   Works in the gallery include a view of the first Provincetown Playhouse (at Race Point), portraits of artists at work on the dunes, and a scene of men cutting ice at Shank Painter Pond.  

 

Education:   School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Member: Copley School; 1860 Chicago Sesquicentennial Exhibition; Provincetown Area Artists; Winchester Area Artists.
Exhibited : St. Louis Expo 1904.  Collections:  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston;  New York Public Library; Art Institute of Chicago.

'The First Provincetown Playhouse'
'Painting at the Beach'
'Mayflower Heights'
'Self-Portrait Sketching'
'Ice Cutting, Shankpainter’s Pond'