George Clarkson Stanfield

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George Clarkson Stanfield
Born 1 May 1828
Died 22 March 1878(1878-03-22) (aged 49)
Nationality English
Education Royal Academy
Known for Landscape art, marine art

George Clarkson Stanfield (1 May 1828 – 22 March 1878) was an English painter.


Stanfield was born in London, the second son from the second marriage of his painter father Clarkson Frederick Stanfield (1793–1867).[1] He was the pupil of his father, and painted the same class of subjects including landscape art and marine art; he is best known for his views of the Rhine Valley, the Moselle, Switzerland, and the Italian lakes.[1][2] Stanfield exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1844 to 1876 and at the British Institution from 1844 to 1867.[2] Stanfield married his cousin, Maria Blackburn, in 1854. He died at the home of his sister in Hampstead on 22 March 1878.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Monkhouse, William Cosmo (1911). "Stanfield, Clarkson". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Cordingly, David. "Stanfield, Clarkson". Grove Art Online. Retrieved 30 December 2011.  (subscription required)

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