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{{Infobox artist
|image=John Rubens Smith self-portrait ca. 1817.jpg
|caption=Self-portrait, c. 1817
|birthdate=1775
|deathdate=1849
|influenced=[[Emanuel Leutze]]<br>[[Peter F. Rothermel]]
}}
'''John Rubens Smith''' (1775-1849) was a [[painter]], [[printmaker]] and art instructor who worked in the [[United States]]. Smith depicted the United States in the decades before photography, and influenced a generation of American artists through his drawing academies and drawing manuals.
 
==Reference==
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* [http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/trm007.html John Rubens Smith biography] at the Library of Congress website (visited June 21, 2010)