(1849 - 1929)
Percy A. Sanborn was active/lived in Maine. Percy Sanborn is known for ship portrait, mural, animal portrait.
Biography Percy Sanborn
Percy Sanborn was a multi-faceted artist, especially known for his paintings of ship portraits. He was born in Waldo, Maine but lived most of his life in Belfast, Maine, where he took decorating lessons from William Hall and began his career as a sign and theatrical back drop painter.
To his accomplishments, he added murals, pottery, engraving, and dog and cat portraits. One of his murals is on display at the Ritz Carlton in Boston, and his wood engravings were used by his local newspaper, the "Belfast Republican Journal".
As a violinist he played and conducted with the Belfast Symphonic Orchestra, and also gave lessons to local children.
He was killed in 1929 by a car while crossing a street in Belfast.
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