(1885 - 1973)
George Biddle was active/lived in Pennsylvania, California. George Biddle is known for genre, portrait and figure painting, murals.
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George Biddle's autobiography of 1939, An American Artist's Story, is the main source for any study of the artist. Most of Biddle's tale involves Depression-era, American Scene mural painting, for which Biddle was personally responsible, by suggesting a government-sponsored program to his old friend and classmate Franklin D. Roosevelt. Born on January 24, 1885 in Philadelphia, Biddle received his B.A. from Harvard where he then completed his doctorate in law. He received art instruction at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, at the Académie Julian in Paris and then in Munich. During the first world war, Biddle lived in Giverny (1915-16) where he painted outdoor nudes such as Back of a Nude with Paras
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