Marblehead. 1919. Harry Lever was a prolific painter known for his boat scenes around Marblehead, his scenes of St. Ives, Cornwall and his scenes of the Hudson from upper Manhattan. At his best, he paints vivid, colorful, impressionist scenes of boats and harbors. Born in Australia, he studied in London, the Academie Julien and the Art Students League. He painted with Ernest Lawson in St. Ives before immigrating to America in 1912.