Reference Entry

Wale, Samuel (1721?-1786), painter and book illustrator

M. Greg Sullivan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Wale, Samuel (1721?-1786), painter and book illustrator, is said to have been born in Yarmouth, Norfolk, possibly on 25 April 1721, the son of Samuel and Margaret Wale. His background is obscure, however, and certain sources give his place of birth as London. Apart from producing a handful of oil ...

Reference Entry.  1062 words. 

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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