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John Hollins (1798-1855), Painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 5 portraits
John Hollins, portrait and subject painter, was born in Birmingham, the son of a glass-painter in that town. In 1822 he moved to London, where he produced oil paintings and occasionally miniatures. He travelled to Italy in 1825 and studied art there for two years. On his return in 1827 he resumed practice in London, and became a frequent exhibitor at the Royal Academy and the British Institution.

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Charles Abbott, 1st Baron Tenterden

by John Hollins, after William Owen
oil on canvas, 1850 (exhibited 1819)
NPG 481


Charles Green

by George Thomas Payne, published by Hodgson & Graves, after John Hollins
mezzotint, published 6 June 1838
NPG D34902


William Frederick Chambers

by Hermann Dröhmer (Droehmer), after John Hollins
mezzotint, 1850
NPG D32833


J. Sanford

after John Hollins
mezzotint, mid 19th century
NPG D40551