George Gower - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  George Gower

Born: 1540

Death: 1596


George Gower (c.1540–1596) was an English portrait painter who became Serjeant Painter to Queen Elizabeth I in 1581. Very little is known about his early life except that he was a grandson of Sir John Gower of Stittenham, Yorkshire. His earliest documented works are the two 1573 companion portraits of Sir Thomas Kytson and his wife Lady Kytson, now...

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