Robert Feke

Painting, Visual Artist

1705 – 1752

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Who was Robert Feke?

Robert Feke was an American portrait painter born in Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York. According to art historian Richard Saunders, "Feke’s impact on the development of Colonial painting was substantial, and his pictures set a new standard by which the work of the next generation of aspiring Colonial artists was judged." In total, about 60 paintings by Feke survive, twelve of which are signed and dated.

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Born
1705
Long Island
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
1752
Barbados

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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