NPG Number
1580
Mkey
101
Sitter/Title
Unknown man, formerly known as Ralph Allen
Qualifier
by
Artist(s)
Unknownartist
Date made
circa 1730
Medium
oil on canvas
Credit line
© National Portrait Gallery, London
unknown man formerly known as ralph allen

101

1580

Unknown man, formerly known as Ralph Allen

by

Unknown artist

circa 1730

oil on canvas

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The features of this portrait compare fairly well with authentic portraits of Ralph Allen but are not entirely conclusive. The looped wig-end and cravat tucked through the buttonhole suggest a date of about 1730.