Bruce Wellington Pierce
(1858 - 1947)
Bruce Wellington Pierce was active/lived in California. Bruce Pierce is known for birds-eye townscape, lithographer.
Biography Bruce Wellington Pierce
Source: "40 Watercolorists and How They Work" by Susan E. Meyer, Watson-Guptill Publications
A native of Maine, Bruce Pierce, now considers California his home.
Inspired by the stories of the Middle Ages that his mother read to him as a child, Pierce paints Gothic architecture with care to detail and appreciation of the artisans of that time.
Pierce writes of how his interest in Gothic architecture has influenced his painting in the book, "40 Watercolorists and How They Work" by Susan E. Meyer. "Since painting the Gothics, I Have found that the most important thing is to bring out the individual dignity inherent in all things, whether I am painting a seven century old cathedral, a tree, or a one bedroom ranch house in
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