John Boydell

Born: 1720
Died: 1804
Biography
Engraver, and print-seller in London; alderman and Lord Mayor of London. Uncle of artist and publisher Josiah Boydell (1752-1817), with whom he was in partnership from 1786.
 
Works of Art: 54
Books: 14
Archives: 48
Works by

Morning   
Morning
1747
John Boydell
  

Evening   
Evening
1747
John Boydell
  
Works associated with

Evening   
Evening
15 May 1769
William Byrne
  

A Moderate Gale   
A Moderate Gale
1 February 1766
P.C. Canot
  

  

P.C. Canot
  

Portrait of Dr William Hunter   
Portrait of Dr William Hunter
28 April 1783
Mason Chamberlin
  

The Temple of Apollo   
The Temple of Apollo
Claude Lorrain
  

Roman Edifices in Ruins   
Roman Edifices in Ruins
24 June 1772
Claude Lorrain
  
 

Harbour scene   
Harbour scene
25 April 1774
Richard Earlom
  

Landscape with Apollo and Mercury   
Landscape with Apollo and Mercury
3 December 1776
Richard Earlom
  

Landscape with Tobias and the...   
Landscape with Tobias and the...
1 November 1774
Richard Earlom
  

The Gipsies   
The Gipsies
1764
Thomas Gainsborough
  

A Village Church   
A Village Church
4 April 1774
Thomas Hearne
  

A View on the River...   
A View on the River...
1 January 1769
James Mason
  
 

The Landing of Æneas in...   
The Landing of Æneas in...
24 June 1772
James Mason
  

Sun Setting   
Sun Setting
17 June 1771
James Mason
  

Venus Bathing and Cupids   
Venus Bathing and Cupids
1 November 1775
James Mason
  

The Happy Peasants   
The Happy Peasants
2 January 1775
James Mason
  

Portrait of Angelica Kauffman, R.A.   
Portrait of Angelica Kauffman, R.A.
3 September 1780
Joshua Reynolds
  

Agostino Carlini, Francesco Bartolozzi, and...   
Agostino Carlini, Francesco Bartolozzi, and...
5 March 1778
John Francis Rigaud
  
 

The Cave of Despair   
The Cave of Despair
1 June 1775
Benjamin West
  

Pyrrhus when a Child, brought...   
Pyrrhus when a Child, brought...
1 June 1769
Benjamin West
  

Alfred the Third, King of...   
Alfred the Third, King of...
9 November 1782
Benjamin West
  

Alfred the Great dividing his...   
Alfred the Great dividing his...
9 November 1782
Benjamin West
  

Pylades and Orestes   
Pylades and Orestes
1 July 1771
Benjamin West
  

Venus relating to Adonis the...   
Venus relating to Adonis the...
1 September 1769
Benjamin West
  
 

Portrait of Thomas Newton, Bishop...   
Portrait of Thomas Newton, Bishop...
1 December 1767
Benjamin West
  

Angelica and Medoro   
Angelica and Medoro
1 January 1778
Benjamin West
  

The Golden Age   
The Golden Age
1 January 1778
Benjamin West
  

Cupid Stung by a Bee   
Cupid Stung by a Bee
1 March 1779
Benjamin West
  

The Death of the Chevalier...   
The Death of the Chevalier...
1 February 1774
Benjamin West
  

Saul and the Witch of...   
Saul and the Witch of...
1789-90?
Benjamin West
  
 

Queen Charlotte with Charlotte, Princess...   
Queen Charlotte with Charlotte, Princess...
25 March 1778
Benjamin West
  

King Lear: Act III Scene...   
King Lear: Act III Scene...
25 March 1793
Benjamin West
  

The Death of Epaminondas   
The Death of Epaminondas
21 February 1774
Benjamin West
  

Alexander and Philip his Physician   
Alexander and Philip his Physician
1 January 1772
Benjamin West
  

The Death of General Wolfe   
The Death of General Wolfe
1 January 1776
Benjamin West
  

Phaeton   
Phaeton
3 September 1763
Richard Wilson
  
 

Villa of Mæcenas at Tivoli   
Villa of Mæcenas at Tivoli
Richard Wilson
  

Pompey's Bridge at Terni   
Pompey's Bridge at Terni
Richard Wilson
  

Castle of Ischia   
Castle of Ischia
1776
Richard Wilson
  

Temple of Romulus and Remus   
Temple of Romulus and Remus
1776
Richard Wilson
  

Banks of the Tiber   
Banks of the Tiber
1776
Richard Wilson
  

Torre delle Grotte near Naples   
Torre delle Grotte near Naples
1776
Richard Wilson
  
 

Baths of Diocletian   
Baths of Diocletian
1776
Richard Wilson
  

Circus of Caracalla   
Circus of Caracalla
1776
Richard Wilson
  

Temple of Peace   
Temple of Peace
1776
Richard Wilson
  

In the Strada Nomentana   
In the Strada Nomentana
1776
Richard Wilson
  

Bridge of Augustus at Rimini   
Bridge of Augustus at Rimini
1776
Richard Wilson
  

In the Villa Adriana   
In the Villa Adriana
Richard Wilson
  
 

A View in the Villa...   
A View in the Villa...
1765
Richard Wilson
  

Tivoli: the Temple of the...   
Tivoli: the Temple of the...
1765
Richard Wilson
  

The Lake of Nemi or...   
The Lake of Nemi or...
1764
Richard Wilson
  

Niobe   
Niobe
1761
William Woollett
  

Select Views In Great Britain, Engrav'd by S. Middiman, From Pictures and Drawings by the most eminent Artists. With Descriptions. -   - London (1784-1813)   
06/278   
A Catalogue Of The Pictures, &c. In The Shakspeare Gallery, Pall-Mall.   - London: [1792]   
07/1176   
A Collection Of Fifty-Three Prints, Consisting Of Etchings And Engravings, By Those Ingenious Artists Messrs. George And John Smith, Of Chichester, After Their Own Paintings And Other Masters. -   - London: [1770.]   
06/5921   
A Set Of Prints Engraved after the most capital Paintings In the Collection of Her Imperial Majesty, The Empress of Russia Lately in the Possession of the Earl Of Orford At Houghton in Norfolk; With Plans, Elevations, Sections, Chimney Pieces & Ceilings. Vol: I (II)   - London [1788]   
06/4255   
J. and J. Boydell (London)   An Alphabetical Catalogue Of Plates, Engraved By The Most Esteemed Artists, After The Finest Pictures And Drawings Of The Italian, Flemish, German, French, English, And Other Schools, Which Compose The Stock Of John And Josiah Boydell, Engravers And Printsellers, No. 90, Cheapside, And At The Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall; Preceded By An Account Of Various Works, Sets Of Prints, Galleries, &c. Forming Part Of The Same Stock. - London: 1803.   
06/3080   
Ireland, John   A Supplement To Hogarth Illustrated; Compiled From His Original manuscripts, In The Possession Of John Ireland, Author Of The Two Volumes Published By Messrs. Boydell. - London: Published, March, 1798.   
05/5037   
Ireland, John   Hogarth Illustrated. By John Ireland. Vol. I. (-II.) - (London) Pub: June I. 1791   
05/5034   
Baillie, William   The Works Of Captain William Baillie After paintings And Drawings By The Greatest Masters. - London: (after 1787).   
05/2799   
The West Window Of The Chapel, New College, Oxford. After Pictures Painted By Sir Joshua Reynolds, And Executed On Glass By Mr. Jervaise. Engraved By S.G. and J.G. Facius.   - London. [1785]   
05/333   
Shakespeare, William   The Dramatic Works Of William Shakspeare Revised By George Steevens. Vol. I. (- IX.) - London: - [1802]   
04/3206   
A Collection Of Prints, From Pictures Painted For The Purpose Of Illustrating The Dramatic Works Of Shakspeare, By The Artists Of Great-Britain. Volume I. (II.)   - London [1803]   
04/3171   
Paine, James   Plans, Elevations and Sections, Of Noblemen and Gentlemen's Houses And Also Of Stabling, Bridges, Public and Private, Temples, and other Garden Buildings; Executed In The Counties Of Derby, Durham, Middlesex, Northumberland, Nottingham, and York. By James Paine, Architect, One of the Directors of the Society of Artists of Great-Britain. Part The First. Illustrated by Seventy-Four Large Folio Plates. The second edition. (Nottingham, Essex, Wilts, Derby, Hertford, Suffolk, Salop, Middlesex, and Surrey. By James Paine, Architect. Part The Second. Illustrated by One Hundred and One Large Folio Plates.) - London: [1783]   
03/2766   
Recueil de XC Têtes tirées des Sept Cartons des Actes des Apôtres peints par Raphl. Urbin, qui se conservent dans le Palais d'Hampton-Court, dessinées par le Chevr. Nic: Dorigny, et gravées par les meilleurs Graveurs, mis en lumiere a Londres avec une Description par Benjamin Ralph. A Collection of 90 Heads, taken from the Cartons painted by Ralph: Urban, at Hampton Court. Drawn by Sr. Nic: Dorigny, & Engraved under his direction. With a Description of the Cartons, Benjamin Ralph.   - in Cheapside London [17--?]   
03/2397   
A Collection Of Prints Engraved After The Most Capital Paintings In England. Published by John Boydell. Volume The First, Containing Fifty Prints. (The Second, Containing Sixty Prints.) With A Description Of Each Picture In English And French.   - London. [1769-1772]   
03/2183   
CHA/1/8    George Bellenden, Gothenburg, to William Chambers, architect to His Majesty, Poland Street, London    5 Feb 1763    Item   
HU/7/19    W. Tucker, Honiton, to Ozias Humphry, Prince of Wales's Hotel, Sloane Street, London    3 Aug 1808    Item   
HU/3/116    W. Humphry, St. Paul's Church Yard, to Ozias Humphry, Calcutta , Bengal    5 Dec 1786    Item   
HU/3/95    Joseph Farington, to [Ozias Humphry]    27 Dec 1785    Item   
HU/3/86    Ozias Humphry, [on board the iFrancis/i], to George Baker, 2 Lace Warehouse, St. Paul's Churchyard, London    [Jan 1785]    Item   
HU/3/73    [copy] Mary Boydell to Ozias Humphry    9 Dec 1786    Item   
HU/3/70    George Baker, London, to Ozias Humphry, to the care of Messrs. Johnson & Young, Calcutta, Bengal    11 Dec 1786    Item   
HU/3/64    [Revd. William Humphry], Seal, to Mary Boydell    10 Dec 1786    Item   
HU/3/62    Mary Boydell, Cheapside, to [Revd. William Humphry]    1 Sep 1786    Item   
HU/3/53-54    Mary Boydell, Cheapside, to Ozias Humphry, Calcuta, Bengal    16 Feb 1786    Item   
HU/3/49-50    Ozias Humphry, Calcutta in Bengal, to Mary Boydell    29 Dec 1785    Item   
HU/3/41    Wrapper for a letter from Humphry to Mr. Alderman Boydell    [c.1785]    Item   
HU/3/40    Ozias Humphry, Calcutta, to Mary Boydell, 90 Cheapside, London    18 Aug 1785    Item   
HU/3/38-39    Mary Boydell, Cheapside, to Ozias Humphry, Calcutta, Bengal    12 Jan 1786    Item   
HU/3/36-37    Ozias Humphry, Calcutta, Bengal, to Mary Boydell, at Mr. Alderman Boydell's, Cheapside, London    7 Aug 1785    Item   
HU/3/35    Mary Boydell, Cheapside, to Revd. William Humphry, Seal, nr. Seven Oaks, Kent    21 Oct 1785    Item   
HU/3/32    O[zias] H[umphry], to Mary Boydell, 90 Cheapside, London    [1785]    Item   
HU/3/31    Mary Boydell, Cheapside, to [Revd. William Humphry]    22 Aug 1785    Item   
HU/3/30    Ozias Humphry, Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, to Mary Boydell, at Alderman Boydell's, 90 Cheapside, London    16 May 1785    Item   
HU/3/28    Ozias Humphry, Ship Francis, in the Channel off the Isle of Wight, to Mary Boydell, at Alderman Boydell's, Cheapside    26 Jan 1785    Item   
HU/3/26    Ozias Humphry, Francis, Sea Reach, to Mary Boydell, at Alderman Boydell's, Cheapside, London    15 & 16 Jan 1785    Item   
AND/12/12    [copy] J.S. Copley, to [Alderman Boydell]    [c.1801]    Item   
AND/9/84    [copy] Receipt    5 Jun 1795    Item   
AND/8/175    [copy] Receipt    29 Apr 1793    Item   
AND/8/169    Anderdon's list of Academy exhibitors in 1793    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/7/107    Extract from a letter by Joseph Wright to Alderman Boydell    [12 Mar 1789]    Item   
AND/6/227    Cutting from a catalogue of the Shakespeare Gallery    [c.1800]    Item   
AND/6/221    [copy] Henry Fuseli, St. Martin's Lane, to Alderman Boydell    28 Jun 1788    Item   
AND/6/111    [copy] Receipt    8 Jun 1786    Item   
AND/6/100    [copy] Receipt    25 OCt 1786    Item   
AND/6/9    Receipt    2 Feb 1785    Item   
AND/5/104    [copy] Receipt    2 Sep 1782    Item   
AND/5/102    Receipt    12 Mar 1783    Item   
AND/5/101    Receipt    20 Mar 1783    Item   
JU/5/10    Receipt signed by John Opie    28 Jun 1787    Item   
JU/3/12    Receipts made out to John Boydell    1779    Item   
JU/2/80    Receipts issued by [John] Boydell    24 Oct 1783    Item   
JU/2/12    Receipts relating to Josiah Boydell    1778    Item   
AND/4/150    [copy] Receipt    6 Jun 1780    Item   
JU    Jupp catalogues    1769-1875    Fonds   
AND/4/69    [copy in Anderdon's hand] Receipts, written by Josiah Boydell and Richard Earlom    1779    Item   
AND/4/8    [copy] Receipt    16 Feb 1779    Item   
AND/3/171    Anderdon's extract from a letter by Horace Walpole    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/2/126    [copy] Receipt    26 Jun 1786    Item   
AND/1/300    [copy] W.W. Ryland, Knightsbridge, to Benjamin West    24 Aug 1774    Item   
SA/36/31    J. Gwin, to the President and Directors    [Apr 1769]    Item   
LAW/4/13    James Northcote, Argyll Steret, to Sir Thomas    5 May 1822    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/26    Correspondence from John Boydell    1804    Sub-series