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Waldo Peirce

 (1884 - 1970)
Waldo Peirce was active/lived in New York, Maine, Massachusetts.  Waldo Peirce is known for figure, children, landscape, still life.

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Waldo Peirce


Waldo Peirce was known for his paintings of his children, a subject he depicted numerous times when he settled in Bangor, Maine with his third wife after years of travel in Europe where he led a fun-filled adventurous life. His style was loose and imperfect but full of the spirit of what he was painting, which in his early career was often landscapes.

He was born the son of a wealthy lumberman in Bangor, Maine and studied at Harvard University where he was known much more for his personality and football playing skills than for his scholastic ability.

In 1910, he decided to go to Europe, but after boarding the ship in Boston, changed his mind, jumped overboard and swam ashore. However, shortly after that, he left for England   ...  Displaying 750 of 6962 characters.



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About  Waldo Peirce

Born:  1884 - Bangor, Maine
Died:   1970 - Newburyport, Massachusetts
Known for:  figure, children, landscape, still life