John Allanson (1800-1859)

 

John Allanson (1800-1859)
English Romantic wood engraver & graphic artist ;
J. Allanson ; Jo. Allanson ;
[Born 1800 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England – died February 11, 1859 in Toronto, Canada]

 

FAD record control number: 44792 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

John Allanson (1800-1859) biography:

Birth: 1800 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England ;
Death: 1859 in Toronto, Canada ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
[unknown] ;

Known for: Wood engravings ;
Medium: Ink and paper ; wood ; steel engraving ; stone ;
Technique: Engraving ; lithography ;
Subjects: Narrative ; after artist works, especially the Romantics ; historical subjects ; public buildings ; hotels ; official and municipal seals ; arms ; topography maps ;

Areas: Newcastle upon Tyne, England (1800-ca.1833, ca.1839-1843) ; Paris, France (ca.1833-ca.1835) ; New York, NY (ca.1835-ca.1839) ; Leipzig, Germany (1843-1848) ; Toronto, Canada (1848-1859) ;
Region: Europe ; North East ; Canada ;
Lived: Newcastle upon Tyne, England (1800-ca.1833, ca.1839-1843) ; Paris, France (ca.1833-ca.1835) ; 5 Carlisle Street, New York, NY (ca.1835-ca.1839) ; Leipzig, Germany (1843-1848) ; Toronto, Canada (1848-1859) ; Yonge Street, Toronto, Canada (1851) ;
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Relatives:
Spouse: Elizabeth (?) Allanson (1812?-?), wife ;
Children: [unknown] (?-1852), [unknown gender] ;

Training: Private study under Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) or student of Bewick [the exact information is lost and listed by several references with conflicting information] ;
Instructors: Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) ;
Work: Musée des familles, Paris, France (1833-ca.1853) created etchings for this magazine ; American magazine of useful and entertaining knowledge (Boston), topographic illustrations by Allanson (ca.1835-ca.1837) ; New York Mirror, New York, NY (1837), illustrations ; Illustrirte zeitung, illustrations (1843) ; Canadian agriculturist, Toronto, Canada, illustrations (1852) ; Many Toronto, Canada ads (1848-1859) ; Anglo-American Magazine, Toronto, Canada, illustrations (1852) ;

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Member:
Exhibited with: National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1836) ; Berlin Academy, Berlin Germany (1844) ; Upper Canada Provincial Exhibition, Toronto, CA (1849, 1852) ;
Awards: Upper Canada Provincial Exhibition, Toronto, CA, first prize (1849, 1852) ;

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Document information

Document permalink:
http://fineartdatabase.org/artist/?p=44792

Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.44792

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Fine Art Database, 266 West 21st Street, New York, NY.

Document license:
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Image license:
The author of this artwork died more than 70 years ago. According to U.S. Copyright Law, copyright expires 70 years after the author’s death. In other countries, legislation may differ.

Record birth date:
February 7, 2019

Last updated: February 16, 2019 at 18:41 pm

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