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George Esten Cooke

 (1793 - 1849)
George Esten Cooke was active/lived in Maryland, District Of Columbia / Italy.  George Cooke is known for itinerant portrait painting.

Biography   George Esten Cooke


George Cooke was born in 1793 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.  There he started as a merchant around 1810 and two years later had a grocery and china business.  In 1816, he married Maria Heath, and after his business failed they went West from 1819-20. During this period he began painting and completed 130 portraits in 28 months.

He eventually returned to the East and was quite itinerant.  From July 1826-August 1831, he studied in Italy and France and also spent time in Richmond (VA), 1824-26; Washington and New York City, 1834; Charleston (SC), January-March 1836; Washington, 1837 and 1839; Habersham County, Dahlonego and Athens (GA) 1840; New Orleans, Athens, Augusta, and Columbus (GA) 1841-42; Pittsburgh   ...  Displaying 750 of 9530 characters.

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