John Charles Allcot (1888-1973) Australia

Biographical Information

Marine painter John Charles Allcot, was born in Derbyshire, U.K., in 1888 and studied at the Liverpool School of Arts.

He arrived in Sydney in 1912.

He was commissioned to paint H.M.S. Endeavour Entering Botany Bay, April 29, 1770, and similar historical subjects, and became well known for his impressionistic watercolours of sailing ships and liners, often viewed entering Sydney Harbour.

He also painted occasional landscapes and still life.

John Allcot died in 1973

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Sirius Leading the First Fleet through Sydney Heads
Oil on canvas, 133 x 153 cm
The Burns Philp Collection, Lawsons, Sydney.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings472214A$41,800 A$1,922
Works on Paper27698A$9,900 A$1,136
Prints & Graphics93A$966 N/A

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