Overview

Sir William Beechey

(1753—1839) portrait painter


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(b Burford, Oxfordshire, 12 Dec. 1753; d London, 28 Jan. 1839).

English portrait painter. Beechey’s careful, somewhat insipid style changed little throughout his successful career. He was appointed portrait painter ...

Subjects: Art.


Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »


Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.