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Artist of the moment……….Frank Henry Shapleigh

Frank Henry Shapleigh was a wonderful painter of the American landscape. Frank Shapleigh was born in Boston, Massachusetts in the year 1842. Shapleigh was one of the painter’s who specialized in painting the White Mountain landscapes of New Hampshire. These artists wanted to help tourism in this area in addition to selling paintings. This was long before the days of flickr and a century before poster artists like David Klein made wonderful vacation imagery available to everyone.

For his artistic education Shapleigh attended the Lowell Institute of Drawing and also studied in Europe privately.

Shapleigh also painted images that included much of the local north western architecture which included barns and marine scenes.

Price range information: Works range from $10,000 to $200,000. Shapleigh worked in oils and watercolors.

Frank Shapleigh passed away in 1906.