Ben Uri collection

Soup Kitchen for the Jewish Poor

Series: East End Series

Artist information

Name John Allin (1934-1991)

Born London, England

Died London, England

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John Allin (1943 - 1991) was born in East London. He began to paint whilst serving a six month prison sentence for minor theft. He first exhibited his work in 1969 at the Portal Gallery and in 1979 won the international Prix Suisse Du Peinture Naïve award.

Object Details

Date 1975

Object type print

Medium print on paper

Materials and techniques lithography (technique) paper (support)

Unframed 48 x 61 cm

Framed 66.5 x 78 cm

Signed signed and dated, bottom right: John Allin 75

Acquisition gift from Mr Jonathan Stone 1982

Accession number 1987-6iv

Display status not on display


east end | london | print | urban

Selected exhibition history

2000 Jewish East End Collections and Recollections: From Shtetl to City

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