James Bourne (Biographical details)

James Bourne (painter/draughtsman; British; Male; 1773 - 1854)

Also known as

Bourne, James

Address

1802-4 30 Park Street, Grosvenor Square. 1806 20 Princes Street, Cavendish Square 1810 41 Margaret St. Cavendish Square 1820 7 Somerset Street, Portman Square until left London 1846

Biography

Painter, watercolourist and draughtsman; b. Dalby , Lincolnshire, 24 April 1773; London 1789, Manchester 1790, trained as artist; returned to London (1796?) where worked as drawing master, sketching tours in summers, exh. RA and Royal Manchester Institution; 1848 gave up profession for the Methodist ministry; died and buried in Sutton Coldfield, survived by widow and 7 of his 8 children

Bibliography

Exhibition, Usher Art Gallery, Lincoln, 1958 (catalogue).
M.J. H. Liversidge, 'James Bourne (1773-1854): an assessment of his life and work', in "The Connoisseur", 163 (1966), pp. 161-5.