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Berczy, William (William)

Born: 1744 AD
Died: 1813 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Painters

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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.

 

 

 

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