(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
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