James Sharples(1751?-1811), Artist
Artist associated with 3 portraits
James Sharples was born in Lancashire and trained as a portrait painter. He moved to New York in 1793 where his subjects included George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Sharples was married to Ellen Sharples, also a portrait painter.
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