(1903 - 2000)
Stuart Edgar Beck was active/lived in England, United Kingdom. Stuart Beck is known for marine, dockside, harbor painting, teaching, technical book illustration.
Biography Stuart Beck
Stuart Beck started painting at age seven with oils off of Cape Horn on a cargo ship. His mother was an artist and his father in the Merchant Navy. By age 8 he had been 3 times round the world.
He studied at Rochester School of Art and went into technical book illustration in London, exhibiting at the Royal Society of Marine artists at their inaugural exhibition in 1946 and has shown over 120 paintings since.
Coming to Lymington about 1957, he commuted to Bournemouth as a commercial artist and then Vickers. After 7 years he moved to Weymouth with his old London firm.
Returning to Lymington, he became President of the Lymington Arts Group and continued to paint and do tutorials. The books he wrote in
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