(1903 - 1986)
Dunbar Dyson Beck was active/lived in New York, California, Delaware, Ohio. Dunbar Beck is known for genre, figure, religion, mural, designer, educator.
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Biography Dunbar Beck
Dunbar Dyson Beck became a muralist, interior designer, painter and art
educator. His work included a gold-leaf mural decoration for the
band on a Steinway Grand Piano, which Theodore Steinway gifted to
President Theodore Roosevelt. The piano remains in the East Room
of the White House.
Beck was born in Delaware, Ohio and was educated at Ohio Wesleyan
University; Northwestern University; and Yale University where he
received his BFA. He entered the American Academy in Rome
national competition in painting during his last year at Yale. He
won the Prix de Rome, which allowed him to study master painters of
Europe, as well as travel extensively and study traditional the arts
and cultures of several
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