(1808 - 1864)
Oliver Frazer was active/lived in Kentucky. Oliver Frazer is known for portrait and miniature painting (See Frazier, Oliver).
Biography Oliver Frazer
Born in Fayette County, Kentucky, Oliver Frazer became a portrait
painter. He took his earliest studies from Matthew Harris Jouett
in Lexington and then with Thomas Sully in Philadelphia. He
continued his education in Great Britain and Europe where one of his
most influential teachers was George Peter Alexander Healy.
Returning to Lexington, Oliver Frazer became a popular and busy portraitist until his eyesight began to fail about 1850.
He died February 9, 1864 and is buried in the Lexington Cemetery.
George Groce and David Wallace, The New-York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America
The Lexington Cemetery Historical Society
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