Sadly, Lonny Sisson passed away on August 7, 2015. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Sisson moved to Boothbay Harbor, Maine in 1949 when he was 21 years old. His art career flourished during his many years along the coast of Maine which was the subject matter for many of his paintings. He moved to New Mexico in 1979 where he began painting southwestern landscapes. His work is in the permanent collections of the Portland Museum of Art, the Farnsworth Art Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and 15 other American museums. He and his work have been the subject of numerous articles and even one PBS documentary.
Footbridge - Boothbay
1950 12 x 18 in. Oil on board Signed "Laurence Sisson '50" l.l. Provenance by gift within the Morse family (descendants of Samuel F.B. Morse inventor of the telegraph and developer of the Morse code) Price: Please inquire
2001 23 x 26 in. Oil on board Signed "L. Sisson" l.r. Provenance Frost Gully Gallery a Maine collector Price: Please inquire
42 x 42 in. Oil on board Signed "L. Sisson" l.r. Provenance a Mass. collector Price: Please inquire
30 x 40 in. Oil on board Signed "L. Sisson" l.r. Provenance By gift of the artist to Maine College of Art Barridoff Galleries to a Maine collector $7,000
11.75 x 18.75 in. Watercolor on paper Signed "Laurence. Sisson" l.r. Provenance a Maine collector $2,000