Person NamePaton; Sir; Joseph Noel (1821-1901); limner for Scotland
ForenamesJoseph Noel
Epithetlimner for Scotland
ActivitySir Joseph Noel Paton, Kt, RSA LL D DL, limner, was born in Dunfermline, the son of Joseph Neil Paton and Catherine MacDiarmid. He was educated in Dunfermline and at the Student Royal Academy, 1843. Paton was awarded a premium in the Westminster Hall Competition in 1845 and 1847, and became an Associate of the Royal Scottish Academy, 1847 and an Academician, 1850. Paton was made His Majesty's Limner for Scotland from 1866. His publications include, 'Poems by a Painter', 1862 and 'Spindrift', 1866.
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