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James Mason, 1710-1783
Connection to Wilson
Biographical Details
James Mason was a landscape engraver who was listed in 1744 by George Vertue as one of a group of young printmakers employed by the publisher Arthur Pond. He rapidly established a reputation as a talented printmaker, engraving landscapes after the Old Masters and Thomas Smith, William Bellers, George Lambert, Paul Sandby, Jean Pillement, Thomas Gainsborough, Francesco Zuccarelli and William Woollett in addition to Richard Wilson. In July 1775 Boydell published E29 Pembroke Town and Castle by Mason after Wilson.
Significant institutions
Society of Artists of Great Britain; Free Society of Artists
Updated by Compiler
2017-07-04 00:00:00