(1799 - 1868)
Oliver Tarbell Eddy was active/lived in Vermont. Oliver Eddy is known for portrait, genre, engraving.
Biography Oliver Eddy
Oliver Tarbell Eddy was born in Greenbush, Vermont, the oldest son of
inventor, printer, and engraver Isaac Eddy, who traced his ancestry
back to the Mayflower. Although his father instructed him how to
engrave on copper, Eddy evidently taught himself how to paint.
He married Jane Maria Burger, daughter of the silversmith Thomas
Burger, in Newburgh, New York in 1822. Eddy was active as a
portrait and miniature painter in New York City by 1826, and exhibited
a portrait at the National Academy of Design the following year.
He moved to Elizabeth, New Jersey, in 1831 and then to Newark in
1835. William H. Gerdts has suggested that he relocated to Newark
because a distant relative, the Reverend Ansel
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