British, 19th century, male.
Born 1788, in London; died 1874, in Bristol.
Painter, watercolourist, illustrator, draughtsman. Historical subjects, costume studies.
James Stephanoff was the son of N. Fileter Stephanoff and the brother of Francis Philip. He briefly attended the Royal Academy Schools. He was essentially a water colourist; he also practised the decorative arts. He was a founding father of the Sketching Society and often worked for the Society of Antiquaries of London producing watercolour reproductions of church embroidery. From ...