(1780 - 1859)
Samuel Lane was active/lived in United Kingdom. Samuel Lane is known for Portrait painting.
Biography Samuel Lane
Samuel Lane (1780-1859)
Baptized at All Saints' church, South Lynn, Norfolk on 29 July 1780, eldest child of Samuel Lane and his wife Elizabeth. A deaf and dumb portrait artist and a pupil of Joseph Farington (1747-1821) and Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), who employed him as one of his chief assistants. A friend of John Constable who especially learned sign language to enable them to communicate with each other.
He exhibited at the Royal Academy 1804-1857 also at the British Institution and the Society of British Artists and built up a substantial practice with many of his works being engraved and his portraits include Lord George Bentinck (1802-1848), painted 1836 and hangs in the National Portrait Gallery and
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