Peirce, Waldo (1884 - 1970)

Genre: Illustrator

Artist and illustrator Waldo Peirce was born in Bangor, ME. He attended Phillips-Andover and graduated from Harvard in 1908. He studied at the New York Art Students League, the Julian Academy in Paris and also in Spain and in Rome. He was an ambulance driver during WWI in France (1915-1917) and he lived in Europe until 1930 when he returned to his native Bangor and Searsport, wintering in Newburyport, MA.

Selected Bibliography

  • Squawky And Bawky By Lynne Lofting (1939)
  • The Magic Bed-Knob, Or, How To Become A Witch In Ten Easy Lessons By Mary Norton (1943)
  • The Children's Hour (1944)
  • Waldo Peirce (1945)