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Samuel Lane (1780-1859), Portrait painter

Artist associated with 45 portraits
Norfolk-born Lane moved to London where he initially studied under engraver Joseph Farington. In 1800, he enrolled at the Royal Academy schools where he became a pupil of Thomas Lawrence. From around 1802, he was employed by Lawrence as a studio assistant. The two did not appear to have an easy relationship, but Lane remained with Lawrence for several years and when Lawrence died in 1830 Lane completed his unfinished portraits. Lane exhibited over 200 portraits at the Royal Academy between 1804 and 1857. He also exhibited with the Norwich Society of Artists between 1819 and 1829.

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1515

Lord George Cavendish Bentinck

by Samuel Lane
oil on canvas, circa 1836
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1515

4964

George Murray

by Samuel Lane
oil on canvas, exhibited 1849
NPG 4964

D31600

Richard Benyon de Beauvoir

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Samuel Lane
mezzotint, early 19th century
NPG D31600

D16709

George William Manby

by Thomas Blood, published by James Asperne, after Samuel Lane
stipple engraving, published 1813
NPG D16709

D16710

George William Manby

by Thomas Blood, published by James Asperne, after Samuel Lane
stipple engraving, published 1813
NPG D16710

D32381

Sir Thomas Charles Bunbury, 6th Bt

by Charles Turner, after Samuel Lane
mezzotint, published 1819
NPG D32381

D32382

Sir Thomas Charles Bunbury, 6th Bt

by Charles Turner, after Samuel Lane
mezzotint, published 1819
NPG D32382

D14834

Sir Thomas Charles Bunbury, 6th Bt

by Charles Turner, after Samuel Lane
mezzotint, published 1819
NPG D14834

D3795

Horatio Walpole, 2nd Earl of Orford

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Samuel Lane
mezzotint
NPG D3795

D6934

Thomas Telford

by William Camden Edwards, after Samuel Lane
line engraving, 1820s-1830s
NPG D6934

D22526

Claud Currie

by Richard James Lane, after Samuel Lane
lithograph, circa 1825-1850
NPG D22526

D40452

Edmond Wodehouse

by Henry Edward Dawe, printed by Chatfield & Co, after and published by Samuel Lane, and published by Jeremiah Freeman
mezzotint, published February 1826
NPG D40452

D16139

Charles James Blomfield

published by B. Werthem, after Samuel Lane
stipple engraving, (circa 1826)
NPG D16139

D19945

Robert Southey

by and published by Henry Edward Dawe, published by Martin Colnaghi, after Samuel Lane
mezzotint, published 20 February 1826
NPG D19945

D31792

George Birkbeck

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Samuel Lane
mezzotint, 1827 (1825)
NPG D31792

D4510

Frederick Henry Turnor-Barnwell

by James Harvey, after Samuel Lane
mezzotint, 1829 (1828)
NPG D4510

D6559

Katherine Mary Homfray

by James Harvey, after Samuel Lane
mezzotint, 1830s?
NPG D6559

D15019

Sir Samuel Hulse

by Richard James Lane, published by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, after Samuel Lane
lithograph, 1830
NPG D15019

D1381

Thomas Telford

by William Raddon, after Samuel Lane
engraving, published 1831 (1820-1822)
NPG D1381

D6933

Thomas Telford

by William Raddon, after Samuel Lane
line engraving, published 1831
NPG D6933

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