Samuel Freeman(1773-1857), Engraver
Artist associated with 80 portraits
Samuel Freeman was a London-based engraver. He studied under Francesco Bartolozzi, and one of his earliest independent portraits was that of Garrick, after Sir Joshua Reynolds, published in 1807. He specialised in stipple engraving and in crayon portraits. Other works by Freeman include a Holy Family, engraved from an original by Correggio, and a Madonna, after Raphael.
by Samuel Freeman, after John James Halls
stipple engraving, early 19th century
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