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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associatedWith Beechey, Frederick William, 1796-1856, naval officer, hydrographer and author person
associatedWith Beechey, George Duncan, 1797-1852, portrait painter person
associatedWith Beechey, Henry William, approximately 1788-1862, painter and explorer person
associatedWith Beechey, Richard Brydges, 1808-1895, marine painter, naval officer and surveyor person
associatedWith Frick Art Reference Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Gray, John Edward person
associatedWith Howard, Henry, 1769-1847. person
associatedWith Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845, person
associatedWith Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792. person
associatedWith Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain) corporateBody
associatedWith Sir William Beechey person
associatedWith Smith, C. B., person
associatedWith Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Upcott, William, 1779-1845 person
associatedWith Westley, Joseph Charles, person
associatedWith William Beechey, person
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Painting, British--19th century
Art, British
Art--British (?)--Reproductions
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Birth 1753-12-12

Death 1839-01-28

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