School of Art

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School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

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Display artist/maker:

George Smith

Born: 1714, UK, England, Chichester?   Died: 1776, Chichester

Painter. Began as an apprentice to a cooper. He lived most of his life in Chichester where he was patronised by the 2nd and 3rd Dukes of Richmond. He exhibited over a hundred works at the Royal Academy. He painted neo-classical landscapes containing English rural figures. Together with his two brothers, William (c.1707-1764) and John (c.1717-1764), they regularly won prizes from the Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

The Hop Pickers PR287 Prints