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George Beck

 (1748 - 1812)
George Beck was active/lived in Kentucky.  George Beck is known for landscape painting.

George Beck

Born in Ellford, England, George Beck became one of the first generation of landscape artists, trained in England, to work in America as well as one of the first professional landscape artists in the country. He was based in Baltimore and Philadelphia, and several of his paintings of Potomac Falls were purchased by George Washington for his Mount Vernon home. He also painted views of Baltimore that are in the Maryland Historical Society and reportedly decorated furniture for General Wilkins on his luxury yacht on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. In Cincinnati, the couple lived at Menessier's tavern owned by Mary's father

In England, Beck served in the British Corps of Engineers for ten years as a draftsman, and then devoted himself t  ...  Displaying 750 of 1636 characters.

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About  George Beck

Born:  1748 - Ellford, England
Died:   1812 - Lexington, Kentucky
Known for:  landscape painting