Leighton, Nicholas Winfield "Scott" (c.1847-1898)

Nicholas Winfield "Scott" Leighton
Nicholas Winfield "Scott" Leighton

In Recognition For: Service to the Town of Gray

Nicholas Winfield "Scott" Leighton (c.1847 - 18 Jan 1898) was a well-known artist who drew and painted horses.  His works became well known through the many art shows that he participated in throughout the country, including a show at Poland Spring Art Gallery in Poland Springs.  It was his work with Currier & Ives that brought him most fame.  He was born in Gray, Maine and lived in South Gray.

Sponsor: Gray Historical Society
Added: 25 Jan 2011

Obituary: Scott Leighton NY Times obituary 18 Jan 1898
Burial: Methodist Cemetery, Cumberland, ME
Biography: The Lost Trotting Parks Heritage Center