Rediscovering S.P. Rolt Triscott: Monhegan Island Artist and Photographer (Paperback)
In 1902, esteemed watercolorist Samuel Peter Rolt Triscott (1846–1925), enamored with Monhegan’s beauty and remoteness, became the first artist to live there year-round, painting watercolors and oils and producing hand-tinted photographs.
Richard Malone’s writing complements Triscott’s masterful landscapes and glass plate photos, many of which are paired to show the same Monhegan vistas.
Published with The Monhegan Museum
Earle G. Shettleworth Jr. was appointed to the first board of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission in 1971 and has served as director of the commission since 1976 and as Maine State Historian since 2004.
dealers, and museums are taking notice of Triscott’s long-forgotten
watercolors, appreciating not only the exceptional technique but also his
sensitive portrayal of land and sea.
— Edward L. Deci, Monhegan Museum Association
Triscott’s paintings are strong, compelling, and unique for
— Bangor Daily News