Dodge Macknight (American, 1860-1950)
Fishing Shacks on a Harbor
Signed "Dodge Macknight" within a circle l.l.
Watercolor on paper, sight size 14 7/8 x 21 1/4 in. (37.7 x 53.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.
Provenance: The estate of Natica Inches Bates Satterthwaite (1919-2015), Maine.
N.B. Natica Inches Bates Satterthwaite was the daughter of Oric Bates, who was an archaeologist at Harvard University, and Natica Ysnaga Inches Bates. The Bates family divided their time between Puritan Hill Farm in Groton and Boston. She graduated from the Winsor School and then attended the Lowthorpe School of Landscape Architecture for Women. During World War II she was a member of the New England office of Dogs for Defense and the WAVES. She attended Bryn Mawr and then transferred to Radcliffe, where she majored in Politics. In 1961, she married James Satterthwaite, who was the chairman of the English department at Groton School. Together they developed their Freeport, Maine, property, "Tidebrook," which is now part of the Freeport Conservation Trust.
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