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Eden Upton Eddis (1812-1901), Portrait painter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 101 portraits
Eden Upton Eddis enrolled at the Royal Academy schools in 1828, and he won a silver medal in 1831. From the age of twenty-five until he was nearly seventy his work was regularly exhibited at the Royal Academy. Eddis specialised in portraiture and had an affinity for delicately detailed images of children. Among his eminent sitters were the historian Lord Macaulay, John Bird Sumner the Archbishop of Canterbury, the essayist and fashionable cleric Sydney Smith and thesaurus compiler Peter Roget.