Scottish photographer and painter, active in Italy
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Macpherson worked mainly in Rome, where he produced views of famous sites and a complete catalog of the Vatican sculpture gallery. His birthdate is often reported as 1811, but it is more likely to have been 1815 or 1816.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®:ULAN 500126166. The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
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