Joseph Oriel Eaton
(1829 - 1875)
Joseph Oriel Eaton was active/lived in Ohio, New York. Joseph Eaton is known for portrait, genre and landscape painting.
Biography Joseph Oriel Eaton
Portrait, genre and landscape painter, Joseph Oriel Eaton studied in New York City but worked mainly in the Midwest. He was active in Indianapolis 1846-48; in Cincinnati, 1850, 1853, and 1857-60; and in New Orleans before 1857. During the latter part of his career he had his studio in New York City.
He received his early education in Ohio, and then studied for several months with Jacob Cox in Indianapolis before moving to Cincinnati at age seventeen and setting up a studio to get portrait commissions. There he became fairly prominent especially for child portraits and also for genre scenes. Of this skill, it was written: "His wonderfully quick eye for effects and great manual dexterity made it easy for him to accomplish
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