Merrill Coffin

1924-2006

“My favorite subjects are the wharfs, fishing boats, old barns and covered bridges of New England. Every side road, every turn in the road is a virtual treasure of subject material. My camera, which I have with me all the time, makes it possible for me to capture these marvelous scenes; it is up to me and my paints to make these scene memorable...”

-Excerpt from an interview in Palette Talk 1982
“I enjoy the versatility of acrylics: wash effects can be created and, in direct contrast, infinite detail can be achieved.”
Football Season for 1953

Football Season for 53

The Football Season for 53 In Post Journal November 4, 1953 Merrill Coffin, Jamestown cartoonist, figures there are … [Read More...]

Lincoln Painting

Lincoln

Private Collection Thomas & Julie Coffin Description: Presented to his son for his first wedding anniversary Date: … [Read More...]

Canadian Geese

Geese

  Merrill Coffin's sketch of a Canadian Geese … [Read More...]