James Northcote RA (Plymouth 22 October 1746 ? 13 July 1831 London) was an English painter. Northcote was born in Plymouth, and was apprenticed to his father, Samuel Northcote, a watchmaker. In his spare time, he drew and painted. In 1769 he left his father's work and set up as a portrait painter. Four years later he went to London and was admitted...
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