So You Want To Be a Lobsterman?
The beauty of this scene sent me back to the books to refresh my memory of the mythological story of Arethusa, a Greek myth of transformation into water. This picture seems to demonstrate that very transformation from vessel to reflection to seawater.
Joey, Here is my Painting, “Meeting On Rum-Row” It’s 1932, Prohibition and two former Gloucester fishing schooners meet up with the US Coast Guard’s 75’ patrol boat, CG-100 which was then based in Gloucester. They are on Rum-Row, 3 miles off the coast of New York and New Jersey. The coast guard is charged with … Continue reading Painting – Meeting of Gloucester Boats on Rum-Row From Bill Hubbard and More About The Arethusa
Arethusa Definition: Arethusa was a nymph, possibly the daughter of an Arcadian river god, and a follower of the virgin goddess Artemis. One day as she was bathing, she discovered the river god Alpheus desired her, so she fled. She ran as far as the island of Syracuse, but he kept up. In desperation, Arethusa … Continue reading Arethusa 04/22/12