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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.
 
[[File:A south east view of Merchants Hotel, nth Fourth St. Philada, J.M. Sanderson & Son - drawn and engraved by J.R. Smith, Philada. LCCN2011661150.tif|thumb|Merchants Hotel, North 4th Street in Philadelphia]]
His son [[John Rowson Smith]] (1810–1864) was a [[moving panorama]] painter who worked with [[Richard Risley Carlisle]].