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Hollins, John (1798-1855), portrait and subject painter

Lionel Henry Cust and Ruth Stewart

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/13562
Hollins, John (1798-1855), portrait and subject painter

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Hollins, John (1798-1855), portrait and subject painter, was born in Birmingham on 1 June 1798, the son of a glass-painter in that town. He showed an early artistic talent, and sent two portraits to the Royal Academy exhibition in 1819 and three more in 1821. In 1822 he moved to ...

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