(b London, ?(25 Mar.) ?1746; d London, 3 Mar. 1801). English painter. He studied engraving with his father Edward (?1724–74), who specialized in architectural subjects, and painting with Paul Sandby (who evidently dubbed him ‘Angelo’). From about 1788 he made regular sketching tours in the southern and midland counties and he was one of the most industrious watercolour topographers of his time.
Text source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)