(1794 - 1859)
James Stark was active/lived in United Kingdom, England. James Stark is known for landscape painting.
Biography James Stark
Stark was an English painter. His father, Michael Stark, was a Scottish
dyer who had settled in Norwich. James Stark first exhibited in Norwich
in 1809 and in London in 1811. In 1811 he became articled to John Crome
before moving to London in 1814; there he met William Collins, who
became a friend and influenced his work. His first success came when the
Dean of Windsor, the Hon. Edward Legge, bought his picture The Bathing Place, Morning
(exh. London, British Institution, 1815; untraced). Later patrons
included the Marquess of Stafford, George Granville Leveson-Gower
(1758-1833) and Sir George Beaumont and the Academicians Thomas Phillips
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