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COCKBURN, James Pattison (1778 - 1847), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COCKBURN, James Pattison (1778 - 1847), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, illustrator

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Canadian, 19th century, male.

Born 1778 or 1779, in Woolwich; died 1847, in Woolwich.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, illustrator. Landscapes.

James Pattison Cockburn was a cadet at the Royal Artillery School and studied watercolour painting with Paul Sabey. Little is known of him except that he travelled extensively in Canada and left many watercolours of Quebec. He was a major-general and an artillery officer

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