(1840 - 1908)
Aurelius O. Revenaugh was active/lived in Kentucky, Ohio. Aurelius Revenaugh is known for portrait, figure, genre.
Biography Aurelius Revenaugh
Aurelius O. Revenaugh was born in Zanesville, Ohio in 1840 and died in Louisville, Kentucky in 1908. The "O" was an affectation he added later in life.
His father's family was of French Hugenot extraction but had been in the US for a number of generations. As a young man, Aurelius had shown particular talent for the violin and for the visual arts, although his physician father discouraged him.
According to one of his daughters, when he was around 16, Aurelius saved up his money from working on neighboring farms to buy a violin; on Saturday nights, he would walk into town for lessons. At home, he had to practice in the barn. He and some friends formed an ensemble, which would play for dances and square dances, where h
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