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
Born: 16 June 1792 in Bloomsbury, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 20 January 1882
The Royal Gallery of Pictures, Being A Selection Of The Cabinet Paintings In Her Majesty's Private Collection At Buckingham Palace. Published Under The Superintendence Of John Linnell, Esq. - - London:: 
Sir Henry Cole
Felix Summerly's Hand Book For The National Gallery With Reminiscences Of The Most Celebrated Pictures Drawn From The Originals By John, James, And William Linnell. - London: 1843.
[Facsimiles of Original Drawings of the Frescoes by Michael Angelo on the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel] (Engraved ... by J. Linnell .) - (London: Feb. 1. 1833 (-1835).)
Memoirs Of The Life Of William Collins, Esq., R.A. With Selections From His Correspondence. By His Son, W. Wilkie Collins. Volume I. (II.) - London:: 
George Richmond, Arundel Castle, to Julia, 20 York St.
29 Nov 1879
Charles H. L Woodd, Roslyn, Hampstead, to George Richmond
30 Jun 1868
John Linnell, Redstone Wood, Reigate, to George Richmond
3 Mar 52
John Linnell, Redstone Wood, Reigate, to [George Richmond]
8 Feb 1852