Katharine Lane Weems
1899 - 1989
Katharine Lane (Ward) Weems lived and worked for much of her life in Manchester, Massachusetts, where she was close friends with the painter Charles Hopkinson. Weems is author of the memoir The Odds Were Against Me and is best known for her monumental works in bronze including Dolphins of the Sea at the New England Aquarium in Boston. At the Cape Ann Museum she is represented by much smaller works including Grey Fox done in bronze and Rabbit, a cast stone piece given to the Museum by Walker Hancock.