Samuel William Reynolds I (Biographical details)

Samuel William Reynolds I (printmaker; British; Male; 1773 - 1835)

Also known as

Reynolds, Samuel William

Address

6 Bentinck Street (1794) 6 Broad Street, Soho, London (1794-1795) 50 Poland Street, London (1795) 6 Rolls Buildings, Fetter Lane, London (1796) Church Row, Hampstead (January 1798) Malton, Yorkshire (January 1798) 46 Poland Street, London (1798-99) 47 Poland Street, London (1800, 1802-08) Bayswater, London (1818-1834)

Biography

Mezzotinter, and occasional portrait and landscape painter; father of Samuel William Reynolds II and Elizabeth Walker; apprenticed to C.H.Hodges; taught the mezzotinters Samuel Cousins and David Lucas. Patronised by Samuel Whitbread, who sorted out his financial affairs. Exh. RA 1797-1827. In Paris 1825-28, exhibiting several mezzotints at the Salon of 1827.
NB: placed as XIXc.

Bibliography

Alfred Whitman (1903), 'Nineteenth Century Mezzotinters: Samuel William Reynolds", London: George Bell & Sons, pp. 21-123
DNB (by Felicity Owen), referring to Whitbread papers in Bedford Record Office