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George Biddle  American  1885 -1973
Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States 
Died: Croton-on-Hudson, New York, United States 
Studied: Harvard University 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 
Academie Julien, Paris 
Examples of Work: Art Institute of Chicago 
Dallas Museum of Art 
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
Museum of Modern Art, New York City 
New York Public Library 
Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC 
Kaiser Fiederich Museum, Berlin 
Museo d'Arte Moderna, Venice 
Newark Public Library, New Jersey 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Realism
Subjects Known For: Society/Politics
Memberships: Society of Mural Painters 
Society of Painters, Sculptors, Engravers 
Teaching Positions: Columbia University 
University of California 
American Academy in Rome 
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One of the masters of American Scene painting, Biddle was born into a prominent Philadelphia family. He studied at Groton, then graduated from Harvard law school in 1911, before determining to become an artist. He traveled and studied abroad in Munich, and then in Paris at the Academie Julian. Re... (More)

George Biddle
Born Pennsylvania, 1885
Died New York, 1973

Born to a prominent family in Philadelphia, George Biddle put his interest in art aside to accommodate his family's wishes and study law. He graduated from Harvard University in 1908 and Harvard L... (More)

Philadelphian George Biddle was educated at Groton, Harvard, the Academie Julian in Paris, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He served in the Army during World War I in France. His work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of New York and the Pennsylva... (More)

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