The Wallace Collection

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Henry Collen (1797 - 1879)
  • Place of Birth: England
Works of Art

He entered the RA schools in 1820, having been a pupil of Sir George Hayter in 1819; he frequently copied his master’s portraits, as in M83. He became miniature painter to Queen Victoria and the Duchess of Kent. From 1861 to 1872 he worked in St Alban’s.