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Fuller, George

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Born: 1822 AD
Died: 1884 AD, at 62 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Artists, Painters

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1822 - George Fuller, born on the 17th of January at Deerfield, Massachusetts. Son of Aaron and Fanny (Negus) Fuller of Deerfield, Massachusetts, attained a national reputation as a painter.

1842 - At the age of twenty he entered the studio of the sculptor H. K. Brown, at Albany, New York, where he drew from the cast and modelled heads.

1857 - He was elected a member of the Boston Artists' Association and Associate of the National Academy of Design.

1859 - Toured Europe for six months before returning home to assume responsibility for the family farm after the death of his father.

1861 - He married Agnes Gordon Higginson and continued to paint as he ran the farm.

1876 - His work exhibited in Boston.

1884 - Died on the 21st of March, at the height of his career.


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