Luther Allen

American , 1780 - 1821

Born in Enfield, Connecticut, Allen was the son of a soldier. Following his marriage in 1802, Allen moved to Ithaca, NY where he is referred to as an engraver, portrait painter and musician.

Allen's works are rare; the only engravings recorded of his work are a quarto mezzotint portrait of the Rev. Stephen Williams, D.D., a view of New Port, NJ. and a book-plate engraved by him for either his father or brother.


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