Robert Peirce Wheeler
(1922 - 1966)
Robert Peirce Wheeler was active/lived in Massachusetts / Canada. Robert Wheeler is known for sailing ships, landscape, snowscape and other marine painting.
Biography Robert Peirce Wheeler
Mr. Wheeler was a resident of West Barnstable, Massachusetts from 1938 to about 1994 when he moved to Natick, Mass. He grew up in Waltham, Mass. and by the age of twelve he was already serious about painting. He would spend hours painting in the galleries of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and he remained a self-taught artist.
The International Society of Marine Painters awarded him membership and he was also an esteemed member of the American Society of Marine Painters. Although Mr. Wheeler was best known as a marine painter and "was in love with the sailing ships". He was also regarded as an expert marsh painter by his peers. He used to say that he especially liked to paint his marsh paintings in the fall when there is more color,
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