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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]].
 
[[File:Young's Mill on the Brandywine Creek - J.R. Smith. LCCN95511209.jpg|thumb|Young's Mill on Brandywine Creek]]
Smith emigrated to [[New York City]] from London 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.