Samuel Woodburn (Biographical details)

Samuel Woodburn (dealer/auction house; British; Male; 1786 - 1853)

Also known as

Woodburn, Samuel


112 St Martin's Lane (in 1814) St Martin's Lane (in 1832)


One of four brothers, sons of John Woodburn (q.v.) who worked respectively in printselling, bookselling, picture dealing and frame-making. Samuel specialised in prints and drawings. Responsible for the posthumous dispersal of the collection of Thomas Lawrence.
There were five major sales after Woodburn's death, all at Christie's: Prints Lots 1 - 1586 Drawings other than Lawrence Lots 1 - 2598 Lawrence drawings Lots 1 - 1076 Remaining drawings and books Lots1077-1773, Addenda Lots 1774-1911 Pictures Lots 1 - 141


Not in ODNB
'Landmarks in Print Collecting' (see index)
Jacob Simon, British picture framemakers, 1600-1950 (