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George Burr

 (1859 - 1939)
George Elbert Burr was active/lived in Colorado, Arizona, Ohio.  George Burr is known for etchings and paintings-desert landscape, botanical.

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George Burr


Born in Monroe Falls, Ohio, George Burr became a noted etcher as well as pastel and watercolor painter of desert and Rocky Mountain scenes.  He produced over 1000 watercolors and pulled more than 25,000 etchings generally small in size and showing "the miniaturist's precise delicacy". (Samuels 77)

George Burr had early art instruction from his mother, and when he was ten, moved with his family to Cameron, Missouri, where his father bought a hardware store.  The young George began experimenting early with etching techniques and then studied for three months at the Art Institute of Chicago, his only formal training.

In 1890, he became an itinerant illustrator for Harper's and Leslie's Weekly, a  ...  Displaying 750 of 7186 characters.



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About  George Burr

Born:  1859 - Monroe Falls, Ohio
Died:   1939 - Phoenix, Arizona
Known for:  etchings and paintings-desert landscape, botanical