SIMPSON, JOHN

(fl. 1745-1750)

Landscape Painter

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

An English artist who settled in Dublin and established himself as a landscape painter and print-seller in Essex Street. Giles King's mezzotint portrait of "Thomas Carter, Master of the Rolls," was published by him in 1745, Sold by John Simpson opposite ye Custom House, Essex St. He advertised as a landscape painter and print-seller in 1749-50, from "opposite the Custom House Gate in Essex Street." Nothing further is known of him or of his works.

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