Theodore Allen (1800-1850)


Theodore Allen (1800-1850)
American art patron & thelantrapist ;
Theo. Allen ; T. Allen ;
[Born July 18, 1800 in Plainfield, Windham, CT – died October 18, 1850 in Hyde Park, NY]

 

FAD record control number: 44793 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Theodore Allen (1800-1850) biography:

Birth: July 18, 1800 in Plainfield, Windham, CT ;
Death: October 18, 1850 in Hyde Park, NY ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Cancer ;

Known for: Collecting art ; donation of art collections ; patron of the arts ;
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Areas: Plainfield, Windham, CT ; New York, NY ; Hyde Park, NY ;
Region: North East ;
Lived: New York, NY ; Hyde Park, NY ;
Father: Benjamin Allen (1772-1836) ;
Mother: Mary (Benedict) Allen (1778-1826) ;
Relatives: Horatio Nelson Allen (1802-1889), brother ; Christopher Allen (1804-1805), brother ; William Benjaman Allen (1812-1860), brother ; George Featherstone Allen (1815-1863), brother ; Mary Louisa Allen (1816-1861), sister ; [withheld] ; [withheld] ; [withheld] ;
Spouse: Catherine (Reed) Allen (1797-1852), wife ;
Children: James Brown Allen (1834-1836), son ; Catherine Allen (1836-1873), daughter ; Luman Reed Allen (1838-1867), son ; Theador Allen (1840-1890) ; William Allen (1842-1843) ; Mary (Allen) Fuller (1844-1881) ; Louisa (Allen) Benedict (1846-1847), daughter ; Harriet (Allen) Bellows (1849-1893), daughter ; Grace (Allen) Brown (1849-1854) ; Sturges Allen (1850-1913) ;

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Member: National Academy of Design, New York, NY, honorary member, amateur (1838-1850) ;
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Milestones: Son-in-law of Luman Reed ; Not an artist himself, he was connected with New York artistic activities ; Created Luman Reed’s collection which became the New York Gallery of Fine Arts ;

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Document information

Document permalink:
http://fineartdatabase.org/artist/?p=44793

Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.44793

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 22:05 pm

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