HYMAN SHRAND: Cape Cod Color



Foreword by Hannah Shrand

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Hyman Shrand (1921-1999) was born in Cape Town South Africa,  studied medicine and served in World War II .  A self-described “painter wrapped up in the body of a Pediatrician” his practice led him to England and eventually, America.  In 1968 he was appointed chief of Pediatrics at Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge Mass.  In 1970 he became a “Sunday painter” and in 1986 he and his wife Hannah retired to Truro on Cape Cod. He was very prolific, rising each morning at 4AM to go to this studio. He soon was carried by different galleries in Wellfleet and Provincetown.

This 2001 memorial booklet includes paintings and two short stories by the artist.