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Sanford Thayer

 (1820 - 1880)
Sanford Thayer was active/lived in New York.  Sanford Thayer is known for portrait, still life, interiors.

Credit: Phillips Free Library

Biography   Sanford Thayer

The following information was submitted in June of 2006  by Paul Malo:

When about seventeen years old, Sanford Thayer gained employment at a wagon shop in Skaneateles, New York, where he joined artist Charles Elliot painting backs of sleighs. Elliot painted a celebrated portrait of Thayer which was shown internatonally, advancing Elliot's reputation. Thayer, a pupil of Elliot, gained his own reputation in Central New York for his portraits and, more widely, for his Adirondack scenes.

Source: George Knapp Collins, Spafford, Onondaga County, New York. Syracuse, NY, Onondaga Historical Association, 1917 (page 108).

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