Samuel Lines
(1778-1863)

Died aged c. 85

A significant figure in the development of art in Birmingham during its rapid growth in the early nineteenth century, Lines pioneered the teaching of drawing and painting in the town and was one of the founders of the life drawing academy that would eventually evolve into the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists and Birmingham School of Art.

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Samuel Lines (1778-1863) Leading Birmingham artist and founder member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Site of his drawing academy and home

3 Temple Row West, Birmingham, United Kingdom where they lived and worked