Name Details

Name: James Paterson
Dates: 1854-1932
Notes: Artist ('Glasgow Boy').
Associate, Royal Society of Painters in Water-colours, 1898; Member, 1908; President, 1922.
Librarian, Royal Scottish Academy, 1910-1924.
Born Blantyre? 21 August 1854.
Son of Andrew Paterson (1819-1907) and Margaret Hunter (1817-1901).
Married Eliza Grier Ferguson (d. 1910) at Hillhead Parish Church, Glasgow, 24 April 1884.
Lived at Killniess, Moniaive, 1885-1905; 115 George Street, Edinburgh, 3 Oct. 1905-Feb. 1915; 17 India Street, Edinburgh, Feb. 1915-mid-1918; 2 Belford Road, Edinburgh, mid-1918-Jan. 1932.
Died Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh, 25 January 1932.
[See: Roger Billcliffe, The Glasgow Boys: the Glasgow school of painting, 1875-1895 (London, 1985); Sir J.L. Caw, 'James Paterson, P.R.S.W., R.S.A., R.W.S. (1854-1932)', Annual Volume, Old Water-colour Society's Club, vol. 10 (1932-1933), pp 44-59; David Martin, The Glasgow school of painting (London, 1897; reprint, Edinburgh, 1976), pp 53-55; Who was who]
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