- Also known as
Samuel William Reynolds I
primary name: Reynolds, Samuel William
- individual; printmaker; British; Male
- Life dates
- 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)
- 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.
Prints not described by Whitman but dated before 1835 are placed with S. W. Reynolds I.
- Alfred Whitman (1903), 'Nineteenth Century Mezzotinters: Samuel William Reynolds", London: George Bell & Sons, pp. 21-123, catalogue numbers 1-468.
DNB (by Felicity Owen), referring to Whitbread papers in Bedford Record Office