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Harvest Scene

John Linnell (1792-1882)

O.1976.2

Title Harvest Scene
Object type Painting
Artist/maker John Linnell (1792-1882)
Support Wood
Medium Oil Paint
Marks and
Inscriptions
signed
Dimensions h:214 w:333 mm
Accession Lot Barlow, Helen, The Art Fund (via) (bequest, 1976)
Accession number O.1976.2

John Linnell (1792-1882)

A landscape and portrait painter in oil and watercolour who entered the Royal Academy Schools in 1805 and was a pupil of John Varley. Linnell was also a member of the Monro circle and a friend of William Blake, to whom he introduced Varley. Painted portraits and built up a teaching practice. Linnell gave up portrait painting in 1847 to concentrate on landscape; he was the father-in-law of Samuel Palmer.

John Linnell (1792-1882)

A landscape and portrait painter in oil and watercolour who entered the Royal Academy Schools in 1805 and was a pupil of John Varley. Linnell was also a member of the Monro circle and a friend of William Blake, to whom he introduced Varley. Painted portraits and built up a teaching practice. Linnell gave up portrait painting in 1847 to concentrate on landscape; he was the father-in-law of Samuel Palmer.