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James Stark

James Stark (November 19, 1794 – March 24, 1859) was an English landscape painter of the Norwich School. Stark was born in Norwich and showed a talent for painting from an early age. He was educated at Norwich School where he became friends with John Berney Crome. He was then apprenticed to John Berney’s father, John Crome.

His painting A view on King Street river, Norwich was shown at the Royal Academy in London in 1811, and in the same year, he exhibited at the Norwich Society of Artists, of which he was elected a member in 1812. He moved…

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