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George Hand Wright
Date: American illustrator and painter, 1872–1951
Biography: George Hand Wright studied at the Spring Garden Institute and the Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia and then in Paris and Munich. Until 1907 he worked from New York before moving to Westport, Connecticut, where he was a founder of the town's art colony. He illustrated for various magazines, including Harper's, The Century, Scribner's and The Saturday Evening Post. He also exhibited his genre paintings nationally.