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Samuel King

 (1749 - 1819)
Samuel King was active/lived in Rhode Island.  Samuel King is known for portrait, miniature, town views.

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Samuel King


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Known as a portraitist and miniaturist and as the teacher of Gilbert Stuart, Samuel King was born in Newport, Rhode Island and remained there during his career except for a brief period in Salem, Massachusetts in 1771 and 1772.

Other students of Samuel King who became well known are Edward Greene Malbone, Washington Allston and Charles Bird King.


Source:
Peter Falk, "Who Was Who in American Art"


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About  Samuel King

Born:  1749 - Newport, Rhode Island
Died:   1819 - Newport, Rhode Island
Known for:  portrait, miniature, town views