A great scene of fishing boats on the North Shore of Massachusetts by American artist John Hare. Watercolor on paper, sight size 13 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches, c. 1940s, signed lower right, framed. Provenance: Associated American Artists, with a partial label. John Hare was born in New York and studied art at the Pratt Institute and the Art Students League, before moving to Massachusetts. He was known for his vibrant watercolors of the Massachusetts and Florida coasts, and was active in the artist communities of both states.