Long Cove Point Association

Cove Artists


Pranas Lapé

(brief biography & article, Lithuanian Quarterly)

(article from Maine Times by Edgar Allen Beem)

(photos of the artist's escape from Nazi-occupied Norway)

"As the Lithuanian saying goes, 'one who jumps into a puddle, does not come out of it dry,'
so it is with me. I was born in Lithuania, and I will always remain Lithuanian,
even when I happen to be living on the other side of the lake."

Pranas Lapé with detail of his painting of the Cove (see below)

Long Cove Point

Close-up detail of Long Cove Point painting (above)

Study for painting of Nell Hendry

Sketch of Arthur Tukey

Artist with canvas

Pranas Lapé at Chamberlain Farewell Party

oil painting - 36" x 48" (before 1985)
Private Collection

oil and collage - 14" x 14" Private Collection

with fellow artist, Albin Elskus

Private Collection

Detail of a larger painting
Private Collection

acrylic - 20" x 30" (1987) Private Collection

oil 18" x 24" (ca. 1982) Private Collection

20" x 26" (early 1980s) Private Collection
[Subject matter described as Indian woman with lost ring and fish]

The artist's cottage on the Cove (center)

The artist returns to Lithuania

Lapé at a church in Vilnius

Lapé receiving the Order of the
Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas

The artist in Vilnius, 2009

The artist's sister, Zita

in Vilnius, Lithuania