(1810 - 1856)
Seth Wells Cheney was active/lived in Massachusetts, Connecticut / Europe. Seth Cheney is known for crayon portraits, engraving.
Biography Seth Cheney
Following are excerpts from "Seth Wells Cheney", Brattleboro History, brattleborohistory.com/merchant-manufacture/seth-wells-cheney-john-cheney.html (Brattleboro, Vermont)
Very young, slim, with a long face, a somewhat projecting chin, and firm lips. His eyes were most expressive, all soul. Hair light, silky, flowing, and voice clear. More poetry in him than in John. This appeared in the engravings."
"He was fine; never angry, not once. He was fond of humor, enjoying a good laugh. He used to say, 'The dinner is half a man's life.' They were both absorbed in engraving. No cards nor games interested Mr. Cheney, nor society, nor dancing. But he enjoyed rambles in the country, particularly over Chesterfield Mt., where he fo
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