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George Bridport

 (1783 - 1819)
George Bridport was active/lived in Pennsylvania, District Of Columbia / England.  George Bridport is known for architectural decoration, engraving.

Biography   George Bridport


A decorative painter whose career began in England, George Bridport had emigrated to the United States by 1808, and used his talents primarily in Philadelphia but also spent time on architectural decoration on the Capitol Building in Washington DC.  Many decorative painters have remained anonymous, but Bridport's name remains in the art history books because he was strongly promoted by Philadelphia architect Benjamin Latrobe, and his notes contain many references to Bridport.

George Bridport was born in London and was baptized at Saint Marylebone Church in Middlesex on April 20, 1793.  Little is known of his early art training or career as he is not on the registry list of public painters, glazers or architectu   ...  Displaying 750 of 3419 characters.

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