(1806 - 1881)
Samuel P. Howes was active/lived in Massachusetts. Samuel Howes is known for portrait, working class genre, folk art.
Biography Samuel Howes
The following is from Peter Kostoulakos, ISA ˜ Fine Art Consultant, www.pkart.com
Samuel P. Howes
Samuel P. Howes, portrait painter, was probably born in Plympton, MA on June 25, 1806 and died of peritonitis in Lowell, MA on February 25,1881. He painted the every-day people of the greater Boston area — including Lowell mill girls and laborers. His career as a folk art painter of portraits, miniatures and landscapes flourished from 1829 to 1835 and, in subsequent years, Howes added daguerreotype miniatures, historical and non-historical subjects for economical purposes. Howes visited Lowell in 1835, at a time when the demand for painted portraits was in a decline due to the invention of the dagu
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