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Berczy, William

Born: 1744 AD
Died: 1813 AD
Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Painters

1744 – Born on the 10th of December in Swabia, Germany.

         – He studied at the Akademie der bildenden Künste in Vienna and at the University of Jena in Saxony.

1775 – He married on the 1st of November to Jeanne Charlotte Berczy née Allamand of Lausanne, Switzerland.

1792 – He sailed for the Americas, setting up a business in York.

1794 – He worked to Markham, Upper Canada.

1803 – He designed the Christ Church in Montréal.

1805 – He painted the dramatic full-length portrait of Joseph Brant in colourful costume.

1808-1809 – The group portrait The Woolsey Family.

1813 – William Berczy died on the 5th of February in New York, New York USA.