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John Ballantyne (1815-1897), Portrait painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 9 portraits
Born in Kelso in the Scottish Borders, John Ballantyne trained at the Trustees' Academy in Edinburgh under William Allan and Thomas Duncan, before studying in London, Paris and Rome. When he returned to Edinburgh in 1839, he established himself as a portrait and history painter. In 1848 he was appointed Headmaster of the Trustees' Academy. Ballantyne moved to London in 1863.

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4128

Robert Michael Ballantyne

by John Ballantyne
oil on canvas, circa 1855
NPG 4128

835

Edwin Landseer

by John Ballantyne
oil on canvas, circa 1865
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 835

5239

Sir Francis Grant

by John Ballantyne
oil on canvas, 1866
NPG 5239

D7619

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt

by Vincent Brooks, after John Ballantyne
chromolithograph, 1860s
NPG D7619

D7620

(Pietro) Carlo Giovanni Battista Marochetti, Baron Marochetti

by Vincent Brooks, after John Ballantyne
chromolithograph, 1860s
NPG D7620

D38966

Erskine Nicol

by Vincent Brooks, after John Ballantyne
chromolithograph, 1860s
NPG D38966

D7650

John Phillip

by Vincent Brooks, after John Ballantyne
chromolithograph, 1860s
NPG D7650

D7651

Erskine Nicol

by Vincent Brooks, after John Ballantyne
chromolithograph, 1860s
NPG D7651