Reeves and Sons

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Industry Manufacturing
Successor Colart Fine Art and Graphics
Founded London, United Kingdom 1766 (1766)
Founder William Reeves
Products Artists' supplies
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Reeves and Sons is an English artists' supplies firm established by William Reeves (1739-1803) in 1766.[1][2] The firm went through various name changes during its history:

  • Thomas Reeves and Son 1784-1799
  • W. J. Reeves 1799-1800
  • Reeves and Woodyer 1800-1816
  • Reeves, Woodyer and Reeves 1817-1818
  • W. J. Reeves and Son 1819-1829
  • Reeves and Sons 1830-1890
  • Reeves and Sons Ltd 1891-1976

Ownership finally passing to Wilhelm Becker, through ColArt Fine Art and Graphics.