(1823 - 1877)
Sarah Jane Prentiss was active/lived in Maine. Sarah Prentiss is known for florals, landscape, still life, figure.
Biography Sarah Prentiss
Records concerning the life and art of Sarah Jane Prentiss are extremely scant. To her credit, all biographies indicate that she was well-loved and possessed a gentle and abiding heart.
She was born November 29, 1823, in Paris, Maine, the last of nine children in the family of Henry and Mary (Hart) Prentiss. Her father, in addition to serving as a State Representative and a Justice of the Peace, was considrerd quite a political columnist. He was a frequent and popular contributor to the local newspaper while also writing excellent poety.
This latter trait, along with a love of music and art, were Miss Prentiss' earliest pleasures, though her family duties allowed her little time for such pursuits. She grew up in Paris, Maine
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