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Granville Bishop

 (1831 - 1902)
Granville Bishop was active/lived in Indiana.  Granville Bishop is known for landscape, portrait, store sign and theatrical painting.

Biography   Granville Bishop


A Pioneer Indiana painter, he was self-taught and was able to make a living by painting portraits and landscapes, as well as doing advertising art and teaching penmanship.  He supported a wife and five children with his work.

William L. Granville Bishop was born May 31, 1831, in Fayette County, Indiana.  His father and mother, Lindsey and Nancy, had emigrated from North Carolina.  As a youngster, Bishop came down with a rheumatic disorder which cost him the use of his legs.

Bishop moved to Hamilton County, Indiana by himself in the early 1860s and married Eliza J. Andrews on March 23, 1864.  She had been born in Switzerland County in 1838 and her family had moved to Hamilton County in 1862.   Bis   ...  Displaying 750 of 2235 characters.

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