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Theodore Allen
Date: 1800 - 1850
Remarks: Son-in-law of Luman Reed, his wife Catherine was Luman's daughter; honorary member of the National Academy of Design from 1838 to his death, although he was not an artist himself; Allen was very involved in the formation of the Luman Reed Collection which eventually became the New York Gallery of Fine Arts, the collection was given to N-YHS in 1858