(1870 - 1912)
Samuel Ward Stanton was active/lived in New York. Samuel Stanton is known for steam vessel portrait.
Biography Samuel Stanton
If a person may be measured by the work he or she leaves the world, Samuel Ward Stanton equates well with any marine artist. An avid scholar and author, his diverse body of work focuses on the subject of his primary interest, American steamships. It's as an artist that he is best remembered; rightly so, with crisp, narrative ship portraits and illustrations to his credit.
The tragic accident of the S.S. Titanic was compounded by the fact that Samuel Ward Stanton was counted among the passengers lost. He had journeyed to Spain to research the setting of the Washington Irving novel "Alhambra", having received a commission to paint murals within the day line's new passenger ship named after the author. He prolonged the journey long enou
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