Edwin Tryon (Edward) Billings
(1824 - 1893)
Edwin Tryon (Edward) Billings was active/lived in Massachusetts, Alabama. Edwin Billings is known for portrait, interiors and genre painting.
Biography Edwin Tryon (Edward) Billings
Edwin Billings was born November 20, 1824, to wheelwright Ira Billings and Eunice Tryon of Massachusetts. He lived in Montgomery, Alabama, intermittently ca.1850-1859; and in Worcester, Massachusetts, ca.1854-1856. He "first visited Worcester in 1854.
Billings painted several important Worcester residents, including John Davis and Stephen Salisbury. His work hung in many public buildings including the Worcester County Courthouse and Mechanics Hall."
He moved to Boston in the 1860s, working in the Studio Building* on Tremont Street ca.1864-1891. In the 1874 exhibition of the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, Billings showed several paintings, including Child and Kitten and Children and Rabbits. His w
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