- Also known as
primary name: Keate, George T
other name: Keate, George
- individual; painter/draughtsman; British; Male
- Life dates
- Following his marriage to Jane Catherine Hudson in 1769, Keates moved to Charlotte Street (now Bloomsbury Street) in London.
- Draughtsman, painter, poet, naturalist, antiquary; a founder member of the Society of Artists (1761); elected to fellowships of the Royal Society and of the Society of Antiquaries in 1766; undertook the Grand Tour in 1754 travelling through France, Italy and Switzerland; returned to England in 1757 and married Jane Catherine Hudson 7th February 1769; father of Georgiana Jane Keate (married name Henderson), also an amateur artist; George Keate had close connections with Voltaire, Samuel Johnson, Nollekens, Angelica Kauffman and architect Robert Adam.
Clive Wainwright, ' The "Distressed Poet" and his architect', Apollo CXLIII, January 1996, pp. 39-43
Susan Bennett, 'The Henderson connection. New discoveries about a family of artists and collectors linked to the Society of Arts' (William Shipley Group for RSA History Occasional Paper, 2010)