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BEECHEY, Richard Brydges (1808 - 1895), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BEECHEY, Richard Brydges (1808 - 1895), Painter, watercolourist

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 17 May 1808, in England; died 1895.

Painter, watercolourist. Seascapes.

Richard Beechey was sir William Beechey's son and had inherited his talent for painting. In 1822, he joined the Royal Navy and rose to the rank of Captain. Though painting was for him a hobby, he was no less an artist of note. He exhibited at the Royal Academy in London

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