Category Archives: Art History at the Inn

Paintings of the Captain Lord Mansion

During the 35 years we have been keepers of the inn here at the Captain Lord Mansion, we’ve had the privilege of having several of our guests do paintings of our romantic Maine Coast Bed and Breakfast Inn.  Here is one just recently received from one of our Texas guests.  Bev and I want to […]

Do You Know The Artist Dennis Perrin & His Relationship to Kennebunkport?

Dennis Perrin has become a good friend of ours here at the Captain Lord Mansion.  We love his paintings so much that we have three of them displayed in our reception office. One of them we call "Treasured Memories".  We commissioned Dennis to paint "Treasured Memories' in 2002 to celebrate our 25th Anniversary in 2003 as innkeepers of the […]

Do You Know Who Abbott Graves Was and His Relationship to Kennebunkport?

Abbott Graves was an American artist who lived and painted in Kennebunkport during the early 20th Century.  The Kennebunkport Historical Society just opened an exhibit of his paintings.  The show runs from early June through Aug 30th, 2010.  Graves was a prolific painter of buildings; he loved New England's old homes.  However, he also loved […]