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John Linnell (1792 - 1882)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

Landscape and portrait painter. Son of carver and gilder, picture and looking glass framemaker, printseller, picture cleaner, James Linnell (1759-1836).

Linnell entered the Royal Academy Schools in London in 1805 and about the same time became a pupil of John Varley. He was a friend of William Blake and his daughter married Samuel Palmer. He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1807, and a collection of his works was shown posthumously at the Royal Academy in 1883. See: http://www.racollection.org.uk/ixbin/indexplus?record=VOL3242</a

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Born: 16 June 1792 in Bloomsbury, London, England, United Kingdom

Died: 20 January 1882

Nationality: British

Gender: Male

Works by John Linnell in the RA Collection

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Works associated with John Linnell in the RA Collection

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