James, William (fl. 1760–1771), topographical painter and picture dealer, of whose parents nothing is known, practised in London, residing for some years in Maiden Lane, and later at the Golden Head in May's Buildings, St Martin's Lane. He exhibited with the Incorporated Society of Artists...
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Wilson, Andrew (1780–1848), landscape painter and picture dealer, was born in Edinburgh, the son of Archibald Wilson and Elizabeth Shields. He trained as an artist in Edinburgh with Alexander Nasmyth and at the Trustees' Academy under the mastership of David Allan. At seventeen he went to ...