(1845 - 1915)
Philip Henry Holmes was active/lived in Maine. Philip Holmes is known for landscape painting.
Biography Philip Holmes
Born in Gardiner, Maine on April 23, 1845, Holmes was the son of Philip
C. and Sarah A Holmes. Philip C. Holmes operated a machine shop
and foundry at Water and Winter Streets in Gardiner, and Philip H.
Holmes kept his studio on his father's property. The younger
Holmes began selling his landscape paintings in 1868, remaining active
as an artist into the early 1880's.
In 1868 Holmes painted in the White Mountains with the noted Hudson
River school artist William Louis Sonntag, resulting in a friendship
between the two. In addition to New Hampshire scenes, Holmes
produced canvases of Mount Desert and the Gardiner area. By 1880,
he had joined his father's business, which he eventually operate
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