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.