biografia di Edward Payson WASHBURN (1831-1860)

Birth place: New Dwight in the Cherokee Nation, OK

Addresses: New Dwight, OK, 1831-40; Arkansas, 1840; NYC; Norristown, AR

Profession: Portrait & genre painter

Studied: eighteen months in NYC with Charles L. Elliott (see entry); NAD

Comments: Edward began painting portraits at Fort Smith in 1851. He returned to Arkansas after his studies. In 1858 he painted his best known work, The Arkansas Traveler."

Sources: G&W; Reynolds, "Papers and Documents of Eminent Arkansans," 239; Brown, "Two Versions of the Arkansas Traveler," repro.; NYBD 1854."

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