Paul Giovanni Wickson was born in Toronto,Ontario in 1858. In 1872 he moved to England with his father wehre he studied art.
In 1884 he returned to Canada settling in Paris, Ontario where he had a personal studio.
Wickson often painted wildlife, portraits, and landscape scenes. Horses were a popular subject of his.
He was a member of The Royal Canadiam Academy.
He died in 1922.