WILLCOCK, George Burrell

c.1811 - 1852

George Burrell Willcock was born at Bath, Somerset around 1811. George began his career as a coach painter and then became a pupil of James Stark in London and reputably studied under John Constable. A landscape painter in oil and watercolour, painting in many parts of the country but many of his paintings were of Devonshire and Suffolk subjects and he exhibited at Suffolk Street Gallery from 1839 as well as at the Royal Academy also showing at the British Institution and elsewhere including at the Suffolk Fine Arts Association at Ipswich in 1850, three works 'View on the Thames', 'Brighton Beach' and 'Ruins of Bramber Castle, Sussex'. He married at St Martin in the Fields, London on 20 April 1844, Fanny Crawford and in 1851, a 39-year-old 'landscape artist' with his studio in Albany Street, Regent's Park, St Pancras, London, with his 34-year-old wife Fanny, born Taunton, Somerset. George Burrell Willcock died at Chepstow Terrace, Bayswater, London in 1852, with probate being granted to his wife Fanny who was still living in 1861.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 95 Albany Street, Regent's Park
1846 1223 Study from Nature - architecture
1849 30 Study from Nature
         996 Study from Nature - drawing
1850 217 Gipsy Tents: Study from Nature
         358 Cornfield near Sandgate
         1086 Study from Nature: Stratford - drawing
1851 155 Gipsy Camps in Hainault Forest
         209 Gipsy Camps in Hainault Forest
         210 View of Teignmouth, Devon
         520 A Quiet Spot-Devon

Works by This Artist