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George Essig

 (1838 - 1926)
George Emerick Essig was active/lived in New Jersey, Pennsylvania.  George Essig is known for Marine and marshland landscape painting.

Biography   George Essig

George Emerick Essig was born in Philadelphia and reputedly studied with the marine painters James Hamilton (1819-1878) and Edward Moran (1829-1901).  He also became a specialist in marine scenes and often painted scenes of the New Jersey coast.

Essig exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts from 1876 to 1888.  He moved to Atlantic City, possibly around 1880, and practiced dentistry in Ventnor.

Paintings by him once hung in the Dennis Hotel and Chalfont-Haddon Hall in Atlantic City.  Essig's primary medium was watercolor, but in the late 1880s and early '90s he made etchings that were usually based on the subjects of his paintings.

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