Mary Smirke (Biographical details)

Mary Smirke (printmaker; painter/draughtsman; British; Female; 1779 - 1853)

Also known as

Smirke, Mary


Landscape painter, exhibited RA 1809-18. Collaborated with Farington and employed as a copyist by Dance and Lawrence. Translated Don Quixote, which was published in 1818 with engravings after her father, Robert Smirke (q.v.).


Judy Egerton, 'An Artist of Little Leisure: Mary Smirke, 1779- 1853', Country Life, 20 November 1969, pp. 1348-9.