- Extended Catalogue Entry
attributed to John Linnell
oil on canvas, circa 1835-1840
36 in. x 27 7/8 in. (914 mm x 708 mm)
Artistback to top
- John Linnell (1792-1882), Painter. Artist associated with 68 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 495
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 643
Events of 1835back to top
Current affairsLord Melbourne, Whig, becomes Prime Minister following Peel's resignation. Melbourne's government took steps to suppress trade union activity, introducing legislation against 'illegal oaths', contributing to the failure of Robert Owen's Grand National Consolidated Trades' Union.
Art and scienceFelix Dujardin, the French biologist, reveals protoplasm.
Work on the enlargement and remodelling of Buckingham House to designs by the architect John Nash is completed, creating Buckingham Palace.