Samuel De Wilde

(1751 - 1832)
De Wilde studied at the Royal Academy Schools from 1769. He became well known for his theatrical portraits, which he exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1792 until 1821. His career in theatrical portraiture began when he was employed by John Bell as portraitist for his publication British Theatre, a series that ran from 1791 until 1795. De Wilde pr...
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