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ID: 500004678
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500004678

 
Record Type: Person
Watson, George (Scottish portraitist, 1767-1837)

Note: Watson was elected the first president of the Scottish Academy in 1830, a post he held until his death.

Names:
Watson, George (preferred,V,index)
George Watson (V,display)
Watson (LU,U)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
Scottish (Scots, Scotsman)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
portraitist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Scottish Borders (Scotland, United Kingdom) (unitary authority)
Died:  Edinburgh (Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Edinburgh (Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assistant of ....  Reynolds, Joshua  
......................  (English painter, collector, 1723-1792) [500004539]
parent of ....  Watson, William Smellie  
................  (Scottish painter, 1796-1874) [500018329]
student of ....  Nasmyth, Alexander  
..................  (Scottish portraitist and landscapist, 1758-1840) [500024566]
uncle/aunt of ....  Gordon, John Watson  
........................  (Scottish painter, 1788-1864) [500010419]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Watson, George (I)

Biographies:
(Scottish portraitist, 1767-1837) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Scottish painter 1767-1837) ..... [GRLPSC]
(British painter, 1767-1837) ..... [PROV]
(British artist, 1767-1837) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, 1767-1837) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, 1767-1837) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Scottish painter, 1767-1837) ..... [Grove Art]
(British artist, 1767-1837) ..... [PROV]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
George Watson ........ [PROV, VP]
............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
............................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Watson ........ [PROV]
...............  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Watson, George ........ [BHA Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..............................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
..............................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRLPA, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976) 10, 649
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 8 June 2004
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 28 June 2002
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986) 35, 187
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 28 June 2002
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