Reference Entry

Reynolds, Samuel William (1773-1835), painter and printmaker

Felicity C. J. Owen

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Reynolds, Samuel William (1773-1835), painter and printmaker, was born in London on 4 July 1773. His father, who came from a family of West Indian planters, was educated in England and married Sarah Hunt. Nothing is known of Reynolds's education before his seven-year apprenticeship to the mezzotint engraver Charles Howard ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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