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John Allen

Lost. John Allen (1771-1843): historian; trained as a surgeon in Edinburgh; accompanied Lord Holland to Spain, 1802-5 and 1808; became an inmate of Holland House, where he managed to remain whilst Warden of Dulwich College 1811-20 and Master from 1820. DPG447 is a copy of Landseer's original which was commissioned by the 1st Lord Holland as a birthday present for his wife in 1836 and presented by their son's widow to the National Portrait Gallery in 1873.

Not currently on display

Artist
After Sir Edwin Landseer
Date
1835-43
Location
Untraced
Dimensions
45.7 x 60.9 cm
Materials
Oil on canvas
Acquisition
Gift of Colonel C. R. Fox, 1843
Accession number
DPG447