Geoffrey Birkbeck, born in Norwich in 1875 and educated at Eton College, was a watercolorist and muralist notable for his landscape paintings of Norfolk and Italy.
His first solo show took place in 1903 at Carfax Gallery and was followed by other shows at New Dudley, Goupil and Walker’s Galleries.
Birkbeck was a member of RBA and Norwich Art Circle and was represented by Norwich Castle Museum, where he participated in numerous shows. Birkbeck also published a book entitled Old Norfolk Houses , containing reproductions of his works and showing the influence of the baroque style on his practice.,/p>
He died in 1954 aged 79.
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