(1817 - 1867)
Phineas Staunton was active/lived in New York. Phineas Staunton is known for portrait-miniature and life size.
Biography Phineas Staunton
The following is submitted by Annette B. Peck, October 2003. She writes: "The research I have done on this artist is extensive. I have a check list for him of more than 140 works, and a list of source materials. I am continually looking for more of his work."
Short history of the life of PHINEAS STAUNTON (1817-1867)
By Annette B. Peck, August 1998
As a teenager Phineas Staunton taught himself to paint. He made his brushes and ground his own paints. He also vigorously trained for a military career under the insistence of his father.
At age 18 he accepted the challenge to bring a flock of 100 sheep home to his father's farm in Upper New York State. The distance was 200 miles and he did it on foot in two weeks. He had
... Displaying 750 of 6864 characters.