George Edward Cook (fl1874-1898) was a London-based painter of landscapes, coastal and rustic subjects who exhibited at the RA, SS and elsewhere (C Wood). His works are identified as Feeding Time, A Chat by the Way, Wargrave Church, etc.
He is possibly the American painter who died in Sothern Pines, North Carolina, and was Associate of St Ives, mentioned in Whybrow's 1901-1910 list of artists in and around St Ives.
Landscape and coastal painter
Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p319)
Whybrow St Ives (1901-1910 list, p 213)
Wood (1995) Victorian Painters