Title

In 1961, Westbrook College president Edward Blewitt bought the Georgetown, Maine

Source

Portland Monthly

Date

10-1995

Pages

9-10

Abstract

In 1961, Westbrook College president Edward Blewitt bought the Georgetown, Maine, home of sculptor Gaston Lachaise, which contained a sculpture of a nude female. Blewitt's attempts to give or sell it to the Portland Museum of Art were met with widespread criticism from a conservative public. History of Lachaise.

Subjects

Sculpture, Sculptors, Blewitt, Edward, Lachaise, Gaston

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