Gustavus Hesselius

Gustavus Hesselius (1682 – May 25, 1755) was a Swedish-American painter. He was European trained and became a leading performer in the mid-Atlantic colonies during the first half of the eighteenth century. He was in the middle of the dated portrait painter and organ builder in the United States. He was named to the Prince George's County Hall of Fame by the Prince George's County Historical Society.

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