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George Freeman Portrait

George Freeman

Born:
Spring Hill, Connecticut 1789

Died:
Hartford, Connecticut 1868

Active in:

  • London, England

Photo Caption:
Mansfield Historical Society, Mansfield, CT

Luce Artist Biography

George Freeman’s career started in England, where he lived between 1813 and 1840. There, he developed a successful business, counting Queen Victoria and Prince Albert among his sitters. After his return to America, Freeman worked in New York City and Philadelphia. He painted prominent American families, including the Biddles of Philadelphia, the Browns of Rhode Island, and President Tyler.