Artist: David Allan

Date of Birth:
1744
Date of Death:
1796
Place of Death:
Edinburgh
Residence in Dumfries & Galloway:

Visited Moffat

Education:

Studied in Italy

Bibliography:

VAJ Prevost, Lord Hopetoun’s Mines at Leadhills: Illustrated by David Allan and Paul Sandby, TDGNHAS Series II Vol.54

 

VAJ Prevost, David Allan and the Moffat Well in 1795, TDGNHAS, Series II Vol 53. 

Notes:

According to Prevost (see bibliography) The National Gallery of Scotland has three watercolours of Moffat on loan from the Dunimarle House Collection, two of the well and one of the town.

 

Image of artist by kind permission of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery – David Allan, 1744 – 1796 by Domenico Corvi.

 

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