Edward Norton Griffith
(1858 - 1948)
Edward Norton Griffith was active/lived in New Jersey, Florida. Edward Griffith is known for trompe l'oeil still life painting.
Biography Edward Norton Griffith
Edward Norton Griffith (1858-1948)
Edward Norton Griffith, a noted yet almost unknown trompe l'oeil* life artist, was born February, 1858, in New Jersey, the son of Edward and Marietta K. Griffith. His father was a Methodist minister. By the time of the 1880 census, Rev. Griffith was semi-retired and the family was living in the village of Hilton, Essex, New Jersey. Edward was listed as working on a farm.
Absolutely nothing is known of his artistic education; yet he is listed and pictured as a member of the Irvington (New Jersey) Art and Camera Club, founded in 1892. Further census information states that by 1895 Griffith is living in Irvington, New Jersey, where he was to reside for the ne
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