Northcote, James

Northcote, James

Northcote, James, 1746-1831, English historical and portrait painter. He worked as assistant to Reynolds and studied at the Royal Academy. From 1777 to 1780 he studied in Italy and on his return painted a series of pictures for Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery, including the well-known Murder of the Princes in the Tower (1791; now destroyed). Northcote was the author of biographies of Sir Joshua Reynolds (1813) and of Titian (1830).
Northcote may refer to:Personal names
  • Sir Geoffry Northcote (1881-1948), British colonial administrator
  • Henry Northcote (disambiguation)
  • James Northcote (1746-1831), British painter
  • Stafford Northcote, 1st Earl of Iddesleigh (1818-1887), British politician
  • Placenames

  • Northcote, Devon, England
  • Northcote, New Zealand, a suburb of North Shore City, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Northcote, Victoria, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia
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