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ID: 500014785
 
Record Type: Person
Beechey, William (British portraitist, 1753-1839)

Note: Appointed Portrait Painter to Queen Charlotte, queen consort of George III, in 1793; knighted in 1798.

Names:
Beechey, William (preferred,V,index,LC)
William Beechey (V,display)
Beechey, Sir William (V)  ....  knighted in 1798
Sir William Beechey (V)  ....  knighted in 1798
Sir William Beechey, R. A. (V)  ....  made a Royal Academician in 1798
Beechy, Sir William (V)  ....  knighted in 1798
Sir Wm. Beechey (V)  ....  knighted in 1798
Beechey, Sir (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
portraitist
painter

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Burford (Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  Hampstead (London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (neighborhood)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
cousin of ....  Hopkins, Frances Ann  
................  (English genre painter, 1838-1918) [500008512]
parent of ....  Beechey, Frederick William  
................  (British painter, 1796-1856) [500116920]
parent of ....  Beechey, Richard Brydges  
................  (British painter, 1808-1895) [500116922]
teacher of ....  Hurlstone, Frederick Yeates  
..................  (English painter, 1800-1869) [500008468]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Beechey, William (I)

Biographies:
(British portraitist, 1753-1839) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1753-1839) ..... [GRL]
(English painter, 1753-1839) ..... [Grove Art]
(British artist, 1753-1839) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(British artist, 1753-1839) ..... [WCI]
(British painter, 1753-1839) ..... [PROV]
(British painter, 1753-1839) ..... [GRLPSC]
(British painter, 1753-1839) ..... [BHA]
(British artist, 1753-1839) ..... [WCP]

Sources and Contributors:
Beechey, Sir ........ [WL-Courtauld]
..........................  Witt Library, Authority files
Beechey, Sir William ........ [GRLPSC, Grove Art Preferred, PROV, WCP Preferred]
.........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.........................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
Beechey, William ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..................................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.] NAFR8914510
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 89014510
..................................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 43
..................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
..................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Beechy, Sir William ........ [VP]
.......................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Sir William Beechey ........ [VP]
.......................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Sir William Beechey, R. A. ........ [VP]
...................................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Sir Wm. Beechey ........ [PROV]
...............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
William Beechey ........ [PROV]
................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  DNB: Oxford National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.] NAFR8914510
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 43
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [GRLPSC, VP, WL-Courtauld]
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