Beechey, William, Sir, 1753-1839

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English painter.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : n.p. [London?], to Thomas Phillips, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623321

From the description of Autograph letter signed : n.p. [London?], to C.B. Smith, n.d. [after 1793]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623317

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified correspondent, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623314

British painter.

From the description of Letters, ca. 1798-1834. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145983804

1772 entered the Royal Academy Schools; 1776 first exhibit at the Royal Academy; 1777-1782 annual exhibits at the Royal Academy; 1782 moved to Norwich; 1785-1805 annual exhibits at the Royal Academy; 1793-1810 period of royal patronage; 1793 elected an associate of the Royal Academy; 1798 elected Royal Academician and knighted; 1807-1838 annual exhibits at the Royal Academy; 1814 portrait painter to the duke and duchess of Gloucester.

Epithet: portrait painter

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000351.0x00014c

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creatorOf Beechey, William, Sir, 1753-1839. Sir William Beechey : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1920-2000 [graphic]. Frick Art Reference Library
referencedIn Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens, 1708-1875, 1768-1836 Yale Center for British Art
creatorOf Beechey, William. [William Beechey : Australian and New Zealand Art Files]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Library. Library Collection of Study Photographs and Clippings, ca. 1930-2000. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
referencedIn Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Library. Library Collection of Study Photographs and Clippings, ca. 1930-2000. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
creatorOf Beechey, William, Sir, 1753-1839. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified correspondent, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Beechey, Sir William, 1753-1839 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Beechey, William. [William Beechey] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
creatorOf Westley, Joseph Charles,. Letters and papers concerning Spencer Perceval and others : manuscript, 1802-1897. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS; 1697-1901, n.d. Apparently a collection of autographs. Includes correspondence of the 2nd Earl of Liverpool (ff. 38-141 passim). All correspondents are indexed. Formerly owned by Mr Norman Norris of Brighton. Presented by the N..., 1697-1901 British Library
referencedIn John Edward Gray papers, 1783-1884, 1783-1884 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Howard, Henry, 1769-1847. Autograph letter signed : Newman St. [London], to Sir William Beechey, 1813 Feb. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Beechey, William, Sir, 1753-1839. Autograph letter signed : n.p. [London?], to C.B. Smith, n.d. [after 1793]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vol. VII (ff. 207).includes:f. 108 Philippe Ferdinand Auguste de Rohan-Chabot, Comte de Jarnac: Receipt for the transport of Napoleon's body: 1840.: Fr.: Copy. f. 123 Baron Jean Martin Petit: Letter to Baron G. Gourgaud: 1844.: Fr. f. 126 Captain Rod... British Library
creatorOf Beechey, William, Sir, 1753-1839. Autograph letter signed : n.p. [London?], to Thomas Phillips, n.d. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn William Beechey collection, 1819 Scott Polar Research Institute
referencedIn CORRESPONDENCE and papers of Thomas and Paul Sandby, the artists, with a few other family letters, verses and (from f. 67) painting recipes; circ. 1755-1840. See W. Sandby, Thomas and Paul Sandby, 1892, where some of the letters are printed. Paper; f..., approximately 1755-1840 British Library
referencedIn Vol. lx. Oct. 1816-1838.John Hollond, Resident at Hyderabad: Letters to W. Hastings: 1780-1818.Sweeney Toone, Major: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1817.Edward Baber, Resident at Moidapore: Letters to W. Hastings: 1773-1819.Sir Charles D'Oyly, 7th Baro..., 1816-1838 British Library
creatorOf Beechey, William, Sir, 1753-1839. Letters, ca. 1798-1834. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
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Painting, British--19th century
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Birth 1753-12-12

Death 1839-01-28

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