Sir James Dromgole Linton
British, 1840 - 1916
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Painter of historical figure subjects in watercolour. Born in London, and studied at Leigh's Art School. Illustrated at an early age for The Graphic but then attained success as a painter, being elected A.R.I. in 1867, R.I. 1870, and P.R.I. 1884-98, an office he again held from 1909 to 1916. He wa Knighted in 1885.
A.R.I.: Associate of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours
R.I.: Member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours
P.R.I.: President of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours
Biographical source: Grant M. Waters, 'Dictionary of British Artists Working 1900-1950'.