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School of Art
Aberystwyth University
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Display artist/maker:

Samuel Freeman

Born: c. 1773, UK   Died: 1857, UK

Engraver. Studied under Francesco Bartolozzi (1725-1815). His earliest independent work was a portrait of the actor David Garrick after Sir Joshua Reynolds.He went on to engrave both portraits and historical scenes for a number of major publications including Henry Tresham's 'British Gallery of Pictures' (1815-18), Edmund Lodge's 'Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain' (4 vols., 1821–34), Robert Chamber's 'Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen' (1834), James Browne's 'A History of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans' (1835-38) and Richard Jones's 'National Gallery of Pictures by the Great Masters' (1836). He was also a founding member of the Artists' Benevolent Fund

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Frederic Chamier PR4995 Prints