Carl Nordstrom, Gloucester Harbor, ca.1920

Gloucester Harbor, 14″ x 17″, O/B, ca. 1920

Carl Nordstrom (1878 – 1965)

Carl Nordstrom was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts. He died in Ipswich, Massachusetts in 1965. Carl Harold Nordstrom studied at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School with Eric Pape, G.L. Noyes, Charles Emerson, Albert Spear and Harold Brett. He later settled in Ipswich and kept a studio in Gloucester. He was a member of the Boston Art Club, the Gloucester Society of Artists, and the North Shore Art Association.

A painter, etcher, and teacher, he specialized in watercolor and oil views of Gloucester, Rockport, and Ipswich, Massachusetts and for many years was Director of the Nordstrom Summer School in East Gloucester.