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'''John Rubens Smith''' (January 23, 1775
Smith was born in [[England]] where he first studied art with his father, [[John Raphael Smith]], a [[mezzotint]] engraver.
Smith emigrated to [[New York City]] from
His son [[John Rowson Smith]] (1810–1864) was a [[moving panorama]] painter.