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George Washington Seavey

 (1841 - 1913)
George Washington Seavey was active/lived in Massachusetts, Florida.  George Seavey is known for bright, colorful, and large floral still life painting.

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George Washington Seavey


George Washington Seavey
(1841 – 1913)
 
Very little is currently known about the still-life painter, George W. Seavey. Maybelle Mann’s Art in Florida, 1999, suggests that Seavey came to St. Augustine in 1883, the year of financier and hotel magnate “Henry Flagler’s first visit” to America’s oldest city. And while Maybelle Mann misses the date by one year – Flagler arrived in 1882 – she does mention George W. Seavey in her discussion of Flagler. Later, after the construction of the Ponce de Leon Hotel and its suite of artist’s studios, managed by Seavey’s brother, Osborne, George Washington Seavey settled in as one of the seasonal resident artists at the Ponce.

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About  George Washington Seavey

Born:  1841
Died:   1913
Known for:  bright, colorful, and large floral still life painting