Eugenie (Odell Aldrich) McEvoy
(1879 - 1975)
Eugenie (Odell Aldrich) McEvoy was active/lived in New York / France. Eugenie McEvoy is known for still life, landscape, portrait and figure painting.
Biography Eugenie (Odell Aldrich) McEvoy
The following is from Peter Bissell:
EUGENIE MCEVOY ODELL ALDRICH was born in France in 1879 and died in Woodstock, New York in 1975 at 95 years of age. She had a full life as a painter and sharpshooter (she was called the Annie Oakley of France, and was hired by the Canadian government to train their Mounted Police in the art of sharpshooting.) Eugenie often stated that she was a better shot than Oakley because Oakley used a small shell with a few buckshot, whereas Eugenie always used the single shot. She treasured, until her death, a pair of silver and pearl pistols given to her by the King of Belgium.
Her father was a French artist, and from an early age Eugenie began to paint, and paint she did until the last years of her
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