James Watson (Biographical details)

James Watson (printmaker; Irish; British; Male; 1740 - 1790)

Also known as

Watson, James

Address

45, Little Queen Ann Street, London (as publisher, 1772)

Biography

Mezzotinter; born Dublin. To London by late 1750s. Pupil of McArdell (q.v.). Latest plate dated 1778. Father of Caroline; Elizabeth Judkins was his sister-in-law; Thomas Watson was no relation.

Bibliography

Gordon Goodwin (1904), 'British Mezzotinters: Thomas Watson, James Watson and Elizabeth Judkins', London: A H Bullen, pp. 81-208
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