Bangor, Maine 1884
Newburyport, Massachusetts 1970
Waldo Peirce at work aboard ship, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0002063
Painter. Harvard graduate and onetime companion of author Ernest Hemingway, Peirce was a larger-than-life, bon vivant adventurer whose art is integrally linked with his life experiences. He created joyful, realistic paintings of family life in his home state of Maine.
Joan Stahl American Artists in Photographic Portraits from the Peter A. Juley & Son Collection (Washington, D.C. and Mineola, New York: National Museum of American Art and Dover Publications, Inc., 1995)