(1800 - 1878)
George Harvey was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts / England, Canada. George Harvey is known for landscape, miniature and floral still life painting.
Biography George Harvey
Born in Tottenham, England, George Harvey is considered by many critics
to be the earliest flower-specialist painter in America. He was primarily a watercolorist, and did a number of large floral still
life. He first
visited the United States in 1820 and traveled in Ohio, Michigan and
Canada before settling in New York City and then Boston. Many of the details of those travels are unknown.
In 1828, Harvey submitted two picturesque* English scene paintings and a floral still life to the National Academy of Design* for exhibition. He listed his address as Brooklyn and on the works described the English scenes as "made from a Sketch Taken in 1819;" and the still life as "A Vase of Flowers Copied from Nature." (Dearinger) He w
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