(fl.1885 - 1898)
George Bunn was active/lived in New York, Connecticut / Germany, Belgium, Holland, United Kingdom. George Bunn is known for marine painting-harbor and ship scenes, sign painting.
Biography George Bunn
An American artist known for marine painting and commercial art, he was born in Brussels and moved by his family to Utica, New York, remained primarily in New York State until 1885, when he returned to Brussels. At age 15, he enlisted in a New York cavalry as a bugler to serve in the Civil War, and received a head wound that affected the remainder of his life. After leaving the Army, he served on the ship, Pensacola, in the Pacific Ocean, and then returned to Utica where he set up a sign painting business. In his leisure he did marine painting, which he sold locally.
His painting brought him enough attention that he had offers of sponsorship to go abroad for academic art training, "but he preferred his bohemi
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