Samuel & Allen Woodburn. London

Picture and old master drawing dealers, print dealers and publishers, picture framemakers.

John Woodburn from 1782?, 1786, 1797-1811, Allen Woodburn 1813, 1818 (as a gilder), Messrs Woodburn, also known as Woodburn brothers 1817-1836, Samuel Woodburn 1826-1827, Samuel & Allen Woodburn 1836-1853. At Broad St, parish of St James Piccadilly, London 1782-1786, 42 Dean St 1790-1792, St Martin's Lane 1797, 112 St Martin's Lane 1799-1853.

Samuel Woodburn (1783-1853) and Allen Woodburn took over the business from their father John Woodburn from 1817. The younger brother, Allen Woodburn (1786-1851), seems to have been responsible for the framing activities of the business. Samuel Woodburn was the principal art dealer of his time and one of the greatest nineteenth-century experts on Old Master Drawings.

Further information available in: National Portrait Gallery. British picture framemakers, 1600-1950
 
Works of Art: 1
Books: 2
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Works associated with

Frame for John Constable RA...   
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Lawrence Gallery. A Series Of Fac-Similes Of Original Drawings, By Raffaelle Da Urbino, Selected From The Matchless Collection Formed by Sir Thomas Lawrence, late President of the Royal Academy.   - London: 1841.   
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Lawrence Gallery. A Series Of Fac-Similes Of Original Drawings By M. Angelo Buonarotti, Selected From The Matchless Collection Formed by Sir Thomas Lawrence, late President of the Royal Academy.   - London: 1853.   
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