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Beechey, Sir Williamlocked

(1753–1839)
  • John Wilson

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Beechey, Sir William (1753–1839), portrait painter, was born on 12 December 1753 in Burford, Oxfordshire, the first of five children of William Beechey (d. 1789) and Hannah Read.

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