Edward Greene Malbone
(1777 - 1807)
Edward Greene Malbone was active/lived in Rhode Island. Edward Malbone is known for portrait miniatures, landscape.
Biography Edward Greene Malbone
Born in Newport, Rhode Island, he received art education from a local scene painter. He went to Boston and became a close friend of Washington Allston. In 1799, he went to Philadelphia and then New York City, where he had great successes as a miniaturist. In 1801, he and Allston went to England, and he exhibited at the Royal Academy. He returned that same year to the United States and settled in Charleston, South Carolina. He is considered a foremost American miniature painter. 157 of his miniatures are officially record by scholar Theodore Bolton in his 1921 publication, "Early American Portrait Painters in Miniature."