biography of Abijah CANFIELD (1769-1830)

Birth place: Chusetown (now Humphreysville, CT)

Death place: Chusetown, CT

Addresses: Chusetown, CT

Profession: Farmer and primitive portrait painter

Comments: His portraits of Hiram and Sarah Upson, painted in 1820 in settlement of a debt, were as of 1951 owned by a Newark (NJ) collector.

Sources: G&W; Scott, Abijah Canfield of Connecticut," repros."