Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Scott (Nicholas Winfield) Leighton

 (1849 - 1898)
Scott (Nicholas Winfield) Leighton was active/lived in Maine, Massachusetts.  Scott Leighton is known for horse racing, barnyard and landscape scene painting.

Scott (Nicholas Winfield) Leighton

    LAY-tun  speaker-click to hear pronunciation  click to hear

The following information is by Jack and Mary E. (Leighton) Proebstle, who are writing a Leighton family genealogy:

(NATHANIEL WINFIELD) SCOTT LEIGHTON, descendant of Thomas Leighton of Dover, N.H. [1604-1672], is the fourth of five children of Nicholas and Deborah M. (Whitney) Leighton.

Scott was born 28 Aug. 1847, died Waverly MA 8 Jan. 1898, 50y (GS); married Portland 28 Nov. 1870 SADIE L. WYMAN. No ch. (They also had a church wedding 1 Jan. 1871.) His obituary in the New York Times 19 Jan. 1898 called him the "Landseer of the United States." They are buried in the Universalist Churchyard, Falmouth, ME.

Scott got his start in horse-trading at 14, and by the age of 17 had saved enough to set up in Port  ...  Displaying 750 of 4678 characters.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  Scott (Nicholas Winfield) Leighton

Born:  1849 - Auburn, Maine
Died:   1898 - Waverly, Massachusettes
Known for:  horse racing, barnyard and landscape scene painting