SINGLETON, Joseph

1751 - 1815

Joseph Singleton was baptised at Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk on 30 May 1751, son of Thomas Singleton and his wife Hannah and was related to artist Henry Singleton (1766-1839), who was a tutor to Ozias Humphry (1742-1810). Joseph is described in 'Notes & Queries 8th series 2, 1892/2, 249, 298-299' as an 'Artist of Bury St Edmundís'. He exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1773 and 1783 and was not only a miniaturist but also a stipple engraver. He was buried at St Mary's church, Bury St Edmund's on 6 June 1815, aged 65.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from Mr. Goddle's, King Street, Covent Garden
1773 275 Portrait of a Gentleman - miniature
         276 A frame with five Portraits of Gentlemen - miniature
from Miss Baker's, King Street, Covent Garden
1774 287 Four portraits of Gentlemen - miniatures
from Mrs. Goddle's, King Street, Covent Garden
1775 296 A frame with Miniatures
from Mr. Warne's, King Street, Covent Garden
1777 327 A Holy Family - miniature
         328 A little Bacchus - miniature
1778 283 Portrait of a Lady - miniature
         286 Portrait of a Gentleman - miniature
from Mrs. Goddle's, King Street, Covent Garden
1779 304 A miniature
from Mr. Byon's, Bedford Street, Covent Garden
1781 313 A Sleeping Venus - miniature
         314 Portrait of a Gentleman - miniature
1782 279 Portrait of a Gentleman - miniature
         282 Portrait of a Gentleman - miniature
1783 339 Frame with miniatures




Works by This Artist