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Samuel William Reynolds (1773-1835), Mezzotint engraver and painter

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist associated with 627 portraits
Reynolds studied art in London under Charles Howard Hodges and John Raphael Smith. His first engraved portrait, a study of George III when still Prince of Wales, is dated 1794. Reynolds began exhibiting at the Royal Academy in 1797 and continued to show his work there until 1827. His work was also greatly admired by the French and was exhibited at the Paris Salons from 1810. Reynolds was appointed portrait engraver to George III in 1820, after which he produced a set of over 350 small mezzotints after Sir Joshua Reynolds's portraits, issued in four volumes between 1821 and 1826. His son, Samuel William Reynolds, was also a portraitist.

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Samuel William Reynolds

by Samuel William Reynolds
oil on canvas, circa 1820-1825
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D3743

Elizabeth Percy (née Seymour), Duchess of Northumberland

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1757-1759)
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D19709

Elizabeth Percy (née Seymour), Duchess of Northumberland

by and published by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1757-1759)
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D646

Elizabeth Barrington (née Vassal)

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1758)
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D14032

Felice Giardini

by Samuel William Reynolds, published by Edward Evans, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1760)
NPG D14032

D21504

William Pulteney, Viscount Pulteney

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1761 or 2)
NPG D21504

D36458

Anne Irwin (née Barry)

by Samuel William Reynolds, or by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1761)
NPG D36458

D3978

William Pulteney, Viscount Pulteney

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1761 or 2)
NPG D3978

D3749

Nelly O'Brien

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (circa 1762-1764)
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D3750

Nelly O'Brien

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (circa 1762-1764)
NPG D3750

D3751

Nelly O'Brien

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (circa 1762-1764)
NPG D3751

D3752

Nelly O'Brien

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (circa 1762-1764)
NPG D3752

D3756

Nelly O'Brien

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (circa 1762-1764)
NPG D3756

D3536

William Petty, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne (Lord Shelburne)

by and published by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1764)
NPG D3536

D3030

Catherine Bunbury (née Horneck); Mary Gwyn (née Horneck)

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1765-1767)
NPG D3030

D913

Catherine Bunbury (née Horneck); Mary Gwyn (née Horneck)

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1765-1767)
NPG D913

D3176

Samuel Johnson

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1769)
NPG D3176