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James Joseph Francis Xavier King, 1855-1933

Nationality: Scottish
Date of Birth: 1855
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Date of Death: 1933
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Identity:

James J. F. X. King was an artist and lecturer at Glasgow School of Art.

Life:

King, who was active as an artist between 1885 and 1891, exhibited two landscapes at the Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts in 1885. He was among those Glasgow painters who in 1891 appended their names to a list requesting that the Corporation of Glasgow buy JW's Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (YMSM 137) (#12326).

Bibliography:

Johnson, J., and A. Gruetzner, Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940, Woodbridge, 1980; McEwan, Peter J. M., Dictionary of Scottish Art and Architecture, Woodbridge, 1994.