Oil Paintings

Allcot, John

John Allcot was born in Derbyshire, United Kingdom on the 13th November 1888.  He arrived in Australia 1912 and died 13th July 1973.

He was a marine painter, studying in England at the Liverpool School of Arts.  He was commissioned to paint H.M.S. Endeavour Entering Botany Bay, 29th April, 1770, and similar historical subjects. He 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.

Allcot is represented in state and regional galleries including Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth and the Manly Art Gallery, Sydney.

E.E.H. Archibald, Dictionary of Sea Painters, Antique Collectors Club, Woodridge, Suffolk, 1980.

Glebe Island by Night 1921

Glebe Island by Night 1921

Allcot, John


Oil on board

30 cm x 47 cm


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