William Beechey

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Place: Burford

Born: 1796

Death: 1856

Biography:

Henry William Beechey (1788/1789 ? 1862), painter and explorer, was a son of the painter Sir William Beechey, RA, and his step mother was Lady Anne Beechey. He followed his father's profession. He sent a marine subject to the Royal Academy in 1829, and another in 1838 to the British Institution. Beechey was born in 1789 or 1790. His mother had five...

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