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Smith was born in [[London]], [[England]] where he first studied art with his father, [[John Raphael Smith]], a [[mezzotint]] engraver. He later studied art at the [[Royal Academy]].
Smith emigrated to [[New York City]] from LondoLondon about 1807. He depicted the United States in the decades before photography, and influenced a generation of American artists through his drawing academies and drawing manuals. He died in New York City.
His son [[John Rowson Smith]] (1810–1864) was a [[moving panorama]] painter who worked with [[Richard Risley Carlisle]].