Robert Smirke, R.A.

Preferred Media: Painting and illustration
Born: 15 April 1753 in Wigton, near Carlisle, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
Died: 5 January 1845
Nationality: British
Royal Academy student from: 30 November 1772 to:
Elected A.R.A: 10 Nov 1791
Elected R.A: 11 Feb 1793
 
Works of Art: 24
Books: 5
Archives: 50
Works by

Don Quixote and Sancho Panza   
Don Quixote and Sancho Panza
1793
Robert Smirke
  
Works after

The Recovery of Hunchback   
The Recovery of Hunchback
William Daniell
  

Schacabac, the Barber's sixth brother   
Schacabac, the Barber's sixth brother
William Daniell
  

Alnaschar, the Barber's fifth brother   
Alnaschar, the Barber's fifth brother
William Daniell
  

Alcouz, the Barber's fourth brother   
Alcouz, the Barber's fourth brother
William Daniell
  

Backbac, the Barber's third brother   
Backbac, the Barber's third brother
William Daniell
  

Bacbarah, the Barber's second brother   
Bacbarah, the Barber's second brother
William Daniell
  
 

Bacbouc, the Barber's first brother   
Bacbouc, the Barber's first brother
William Daniell
  

The Officious Barber   
The Officious Barber
William Daniell
  

From the Tailor's Story   
From the Tailor's Story
William Daniell
  

From the Physician's Story   
From the Physician's Story
William Daniell
  

From the Purveyor's Story   
From the Purveyor's Story
William Daniell
  

From the Merchant's Story   
From the Merchant's Story
William Daniell
  
 

The Christian Merchant   
The Christian Merchant
William Daniell
  

The Purveyor   
The Purveyor
William Daniell
  

The Jewish Physician   
The Jewish Physician
William Daniell
  

The Supper   
The Supper
William Daniell
  

Hunch-back & the Tailor   
Hunch-back & the Tailor
William Daniell
  

The Day of Judgement   
The Day of Judgement
4 August 1804
Robert Smirke
  
 

Scandal   
Scandal
Robert Smirke
  

The Portrait   
The Portrait
Robert Smirke
  

'Protection offered to the Metropolis'   
'Protection offered to the Metropolis'
W.C. Wilson
  
Works associated with

Portrait of Robert Smirke, R.A.   
Portrait of Robert Smirke, R.A.
29 March 1793
George Dance
  

The Royal Academicians in General...   
The Royal Academicians in General...
1795
Henry Singleton
  

The Exhibition, Or A Second Anticipation: Being Remarks on the principal Works to be Exhibited next Month, at the Royal Academy; By Roger Shanhagan, Gent. - [Epigraph from Marcus Aurelius]   - London [1779]   
07/3091   
Shakespeare, William   The Dramatic Works Of William Shakspeare Revised By George Steevens. Vol. I. (- IX.) - London: - [1802]   
04/3206   
A Collection Of Prints, From Pictures Painted For The Purpose Of Illustrating The Dramatic Works Of Shakspeare, By The Artists Of Great-Britain. Volume I. (II.)   - London [1803]   
04/3171   
The Adventure Of Hunch-Back, And The Stories Connected With It, (From The Arabian Nights Entertainments.) with illustrative Prints, Engraved By William Daniell, From Pictures Painted By Robert Smirke, R.A.   - London: 1814.   
04/1690   
Vitruvius   The Architecture Of M. Vitruvius Pollio: Translated From The Original Latin, By William Newton, Architect. Volume The First. (Second.) - London: [1791]   
03/2800   
634/2    Agreement between Thomas Provis, Ann Mary Provis and J.F. Rigaud, Jos. Farington, John Opie, Robt. Smirke, Thos. Stothard, Rhd. Westall and J. Hoppner    13 Jan 1797    Item   
FAR/1/3    Report of the Committee to consider an increase of the salaries    1803    Item   
HU/7/32-33    Ozias Humphry, Sloane Street, to James White, Exeter    15 Nov 1808    Item   
AND/22/80    R. Smirke, Upper Fitzroy St., to [unknown]    11 Jun [c.1830]    Item   
AND/20/88    Robert Smirke, Upper Fitzroy St., to Mr. Ackermann, Strand    8 Feb 1827    Item   
AND/18/110    Advertisement on the publication of iIllustrations of Shakespeare/i    1821    Item   
AND/18/109    Robert Smirke, Upper Fitzroy Street, to Samuel Hamilton    23 Apr 1821    Item   
AND/18/1    Sales catalogue cutting    [c.1860]    Item   
AND/15/108    Robert Smirke, to [John Britten?]    28 Feb [c.1805-1810]    Item   
AND/12/40    [copy] Noel Desenfans, to [unnamed]    18 Jan 1804    Item   
AND/11/18    Biographical note by Edward Bell on Robert Smirke    [c.1840]    Item   
AND/8/183    Pages 5 and 6 of the 1793 Academy catalogue    1793    Item   
AND/8/14    Biographical notes by Edward Bell on Robert Smirke    [c.1840]    Item   
AND/7/140    Newspaper cutting    [1800]    Item   
JU/5/90    W. H. Pyne [to an unidentified recipient]    10 Dec 1816    Item   
JU/3/131    Thomas Stothard, 28 Newman Street, Oxford Road, to T. Hewitt Key M. A. and Henry Malden M. A., London University    Between 1831 and 1834    Item   
RAA/GA/18    Notice to attend a General Assembly    14 Jan 1793    Item   
SA/43/42    Memorandum of nomination for membership    02 Sep 1777    Item   
LAW/4/379    Henry Thomson, 15 Newman Street, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Hotel de Londres, Place Vendome, Paris    1 Oct 1825    Item   
LAW/4/24    R. Smirke, Upper Fitzroy Street, to Sir Thos. Lawrence    18 May 1822    Item   
LAW/4/174    R. Smirke, Fitzroy St., to [Thomas Lawernce]    18 Dec [c.1815]    Item   
LAW/4/169    William Etty, Hotel de Dusseldorf, Rue des Petits Augustines, Quai Voltaire, Paris, to Sir Thomas Lawrence    14 Nov 1823    Item   
LAW/3/252    R. Smirke, Upper Fitzroy St., to Sir Thos. Lawrence    11 Feb [1821]    Item   
LAW/3/216    Jos. Farington, Woodvale, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, 65 Russell Square    12 Oct 1820    Item   
LAW/3/105    Thos. Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington]    [4 Apr 1820]    Item   
LAW/2/328    [Thomas Lawrence], to Joseph Farington, Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square    5 Nov 1818    Item   
LAW/2/260    Thos. Lawrence, Rev. Andrew Lawrence, Haslar Hospital, Gosport, to Joseph Farington, Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square    [27 Feb 1818]    Item   
LAW/2/249    Joseph Farington, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, at His Excellency, the Lord Stewart's, Vienna    5 Jan 18[19]    Item   
LAW/2/230    Thos Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington]    3 Nov 1817    Item   
LAW/2/106    R Smirke, Upper Fitzroy St., to [Thomas Lawrence]    23 Apr 1815    Item   
LAW/2/92    Thos Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington]    [25 Dec 1815]    Item   
LAW/2/62    T. L[awrence], Russell Square, to [Joseph Farington]    8 [Feb 1814]    Item   
LAW/2/27    T. Lawrence, to Joseph Farington, Charlotte Street    [10 dec 1812]    Item   
LAW/1/287    T. Lawrence, Greek Street, to Joseph Farington, W. Wells Esq., Red Leaves, near Tunbridge    12 Oct 1811    Item   
LAW/1/257    T. Lawrence, Greek Street, Soho, to Joseph Farington, Post Office, Dorsetshire    19 Oct 1810    Item   
LAW/1/249    R. Smirke, Hampstead, to Thomas Lawrence, Greek Street, Soho    24 Jul 1810    Item   
LAW/1/241    T. L[awrence], to Joseph Farington    9 Jun 1810    Item   
LAW/1/239    T. L[awrence], to Joseph Farington, Charlotte Street    [25 May 1810]    Item   
LAW/1/235    T. L[awrence], to Joseph Farington, Marlborough Buildings, Bath    31 Jan 1810    Item   
LAW/1/225    T. Lawrence, to Joseph Farington, Post Office, Exeter    [19 Sep 1809]    Item   
LAW/1/213    Thos. Lawrence, to Joseph Farington, Charlotte St.    [5 May 1809]    Item   
LAW/1/206    [Thomas Lawrence], to [Joseph Farington]    [31 Jan 1809]    Item   
LAW/1/201    T. Lawrence, to Joseph Farington, Levens Hall, Westmorland    28 Oct 1828    Item   
LAW/1/180    [Thomas Lawrence], to Farington    [27 Feb 1808]    Item   
LAW/1/179    Thomas Lawrence, Greek St., to [Joseph Farington]    [1 Feb 1808]    Item   
LAW/1/107    Thomas Lawrence, to Joseph Farington    21 Apr 1804    Item   
LAW/1/103    Thomas Lawrence, to Joseph Farington    [4 Aug 1803]    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/94/1    Requisition by eight Academicians to Benjamin West to summon a Council    02 Apr 1803    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/21/4    E. Burch to the President and Council    24 Jan 1804    Item   
LAW/2/252    Thos Lawrence, Russell Square, to [Joseph Farington]    28 Jan 1818    Item