George William Piggott (1852-1896)


George William Piggott (1852-1896)
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FAD record control number: 30083

Record level: Person

Record type: Artist


George William Piggott (1852-1896) biography:

Birth: December 24, 1852 in Venezuela ;
Death: November 22, 1896 in New York, NY, blood poisoning ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ;
Zodiac: Capricorn ;

Known for: Portraiture ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: People ;

Areas: Venezuela (1852-1859) ; New York, NY (1859-1896) ;
Region: South America ; North East ;
Lived: Venezuela (1852-1859) ; New York, NY (1859-1896) ;
Father: William James Piggott (1809-1859), killed in slave uprising in Venezuela ;
Mother: Mary Piggott (1813-?) ;
Relatives: Eliza Piggott (1842-?), sister, he and his sister were sent to live with aunt in New York, NY ;
Spouse: [unknown] ;
Children: [unknown] ;

Training: New York, NY ; Paris, France ; Rome, Italy ;
Instructors: Walter Shirlaw (1838-1909) ; Jules Joseph Lefebvre (1836-1911) ;
Work: Carpet design patents between 1874 and 1883 ; Worked for Hartford Carpet Company, Alexander Crow and Alexander Crow, jr. ;


Member: Society of American Artists, New York, NY ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY ; Westchester Walking Club, Westchester, NY ;
Exhibited with: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY ;




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Record birth date:
May 28, 2018

Last updated: May 9, 2020 at 20:21 pm

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