John Yenn, R.A.

Preferred Media: Architecture and watercolour
Born: 8 March 1750 in London?, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1 March 1821
Nationality: British
Royal Academy student from: 2 September 1769 to:
Elected A.R.A: 17 Oct 1774
Elected R.A: 10 Feb 1791
Treasurer From: 1796-1820
Biography
Won Royal Academy Schools Gold Medal in 1771.
 
Works of Art: 53
Books: 5
Archives: 14
Works by

Design for a Doric temple...   
Design for a Doric temple...
c.1770
John Yenn
  

Design for a Pantheon-style temple:...   
Design for a Pantheon-style temple:...
c.1780
John Yenn
  

Design for a Pantheon-style temple:...   
Design for a Pantheon-style temple:...
c.1770
John Yenn
  

Design for a nobleman's villa:...   
Design for a nobleman's villa:...
1769
John Yenn
  

Design for a bath or...   
Design for a bath or...
c.1777
John Yenn
  

Design for a villa with...   
Design for a villa with...
c.1790
John Yenn
  
 

Design for a country house...   
Design for a country house...
c. 1790
John Yenn
  

Design for unidentified house: ground...   
Design for unidentified house: ground...
c.1780
John Yenn
  

Design for unidentified house: front...   
Design for unidentified house: front...
c.1780
John Yenn
  

Design for a country house...   
Design for a country house...
c.1785
John Yenn
  

Design for a country house...   
Design for a country house...
c.1785
John Yenn
  

Design for a country house:...   
Design for a country house:...
1782
John Yenn
  
 

Design for a country house:...   
Design for a country house:...
1780
John Yenn
  

Design for alterations and additions...   
Design for alterations and additions...
c.1780
John Yenn
  

Design for a town mansion:...   
Design for a town mansion:...
1773
John Yenn
  

Design for a domed villa...   
Design for a domed villa...
1777
John Yenn
  

Design for a villa with...   
Design for a villa with...
1777
John Yenn
  

Design for a villa or...   
Design for a villa or...
1775
John Yenn
  
 

Design for a town hall:...   
Design for a town hall:...
1774
John Yenn
  

Design for a greenhouse: elevation   
Design for a greenhouse: elevation
1775
John Yenn
  

Design for a garden casino...   
Design for a garden casino...
1782
John Yenn
  

Design for a garden casino...   
Design for a garden casino...
1782
John Yenn
  

Design for a lakeside pavilion:...   
Design for a lakeside pavilion:...
1774
John Yenn
  

Topographical or design drawing for...   
Topographical or design drawing for...
1770
John Yenn
  
 

Design for a Palladian bridge:...   
Design for a Palladian bridge:...
1775
John Yenn
  

Design for a garden obelisk:...   
Design for a garden obelisk:...
c. 1795
John Yenn
  

Design for pedimented Doric entrance...   
Design for pedimented Doric entrance...
1770
John Yenn
  

Design for Doric entrance gate...   
Design for Doric entrance gate...
c.1785
John Yenn
  

Design for painted pavement in...   
Design for painted pavement in...
5 August 1792
John Yenn
  

Design for a Doric garden...   
Design for a Doric garden...
1775
John Yenn
  
 

Design for a painted panel...   
Design for a painted panel...
c.1780
John Yenn
  

Design for a wall panel...   
Design for a wall panel...
c.1780
John Yenn
  

Design for a wall panel...   
Design for a wall panel...
c.1780
John Yenn
  

Design for greenhouse, Blenheim Palace,...   
Design for greenhouse, Blenheim Palace,...
1787
John Yenn
  

Design for greenhouse, Blenheim Palace,...   
Design for greenhouse, Blenheim Palace,...
1787
John Yenn
  

Design for a town house:...   
Design for a town house:...
c.1775
John Yenn
  
 

Design copy of Bernini's 'Fountain...   
Design copy of Bernini's 'Fountain...
c.1780
John Yenn
  

Design for Rosamund's Well, Blenheim...   
Design for Rosamund's Well, Blenheim...
c.1786
John Yenn
  

Alternative design for a Doric...   
Alternative design for a Doric...
c.1780
John Yenn
  

Design for greenhouse, Blenheim Palace,...   
Design for greenhouse, Blenheim Palace,...
1787
John Yenn
  

'Architectural Elevation'   
'Architectural Elevation'
1791
John Yenn
  

Design for a garden pavilion...   
Design for a garden pavilion...
1770
John Yenn
  
 
Works associated with

Copy design of Temple for...   
Copy design of Temple for...
c.1780
William Chambers
  

Design, as built, for southwest...   
Design, as built, for southwest...
c.1788
William Chambers
  

Alternative design for window wall...   
Alternative design for window wall...
c.1795
William Chambers
  

Design for window wall, Queen...   
Design for window wall, Queen...
1794
William Chambers
  

Design for wall with two...   
Design for wall with two...
1795
William Chambers
  

Design, almost as executed, for...   
Design, almost as executed, for...
c.1791
William Chambers
  
 

Design, almost as executed, for...   
Design, almost as executed, for...
c.1791
William Chambers
  

Design, almost as executed, for...   
Design, almost as executed, for...
c.1789
William Chambers
  

Portrait of John Yenn, R.A.   
Portrait of John Yenn, R.A.
17 November 1793
George Dance
  

Portrait of John Yenn, R.A.   
Portrait of John Yenn, R.A.
15 June 1785
John Francis Rigaud
  

Portrait of John Yenn, R.A.   
Portrait of John Yenn, R.A.
Before 1785
John Francis Rigaud
  

A Descriptive Catalogue Of Coade's Artificial Stone Manufactory, At King's Arms Stairs, Narrow-Wall, Lambeth: Opposite White-hall Stairs. With Prices Affixed. Consisting Of, I. Statues. II. Busts. III. Vases. IV. Pedestals. V. Capitals. VI. Frizes. VII. fascias. VIII. panels and Tablets. IX. Medallions. X. Pateras for Elevations from 30 to 40 Feet. XI. Ditto from 20 to 30 Feet. XII. Pateras for Elevations from 10 to 20 Feet. XIII. Ditto of 10 Feet and under. XIV. Coats of Arms. XV. Imposts. XVI. Key-Stones. XVII. Architraves. XVIII. Rustics. XIX. Pinnacles. XX. Balusters. XXI. Balls and Feet. XXII. Chimney Tops. XXIII. Piers. XXIV. Consoles. XXV. Sepulchral Ornaments. XXVI. Chimney-Pieces. XXVII. Pieces of Furniture and various ornaments. XXVIII. Ornaments to fix on Stone or Wood. XXIX. Wood Chimney-Pieces with Stone Ornaments. With an Appendix. -   - London, Printed: [1784]   
07/4303   
Coade's Lithodipyra or Artificial-Stone Manufactory For all kinds of Statues, Capitals, Vases, Tombs, Coats of Arms, & Architectural ornaments &c. &c. particularly expressed in Catalogues, & Books of Prints of 800 Articles & upwards;   - London. (after 1784?)   
07/4297   
Longinus   Dionysius Longinus On The Sublime: Translated from the Greek, With Notes and Observations, And Some Account of the Life, Writings, and Character of the Author. By William Smith, D.D. Now Dean of Chester. [Epigraph] The Fourth Edition, Corrected and Improved. - London: [1770]   
06/2385   
Royal Academy of Arts (London)   Abstract Of The Constitution And Laws Of The Royal Academy of Arts In London. Established December 10, 1768. - London 1815   
05/3072   
An Historical Account Of The Royal Hospital For Seamen At Greenwich.   - London: [1789]   
03/2841   
YE    Yenn Papers    1779-1820    Fonds   
MIS/YE    George III, Queens House, to [Benjamin West, P.R.A.?]    26 Mar 1796    Fonds   
FAR/1/4    Mr. Copley    [1803]    Item   
AND/17/209    Admission ticket to a Royal Academy lecture    25 Mar 1819    Item   
AND/12/3    Foot of letter signed by John Yenn    14 Dec 1803    Item   
LAW/2/295    Thos. Lawrence, to Joseph Farington    [5 Jul 1818]    Item   
RAA/TRE/13/4    Account book relating to the exhibition    1780    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/145    Letter from J. S. Copley to Benjamin West, Newman Street    03 May 1803    Item   
LAW/1/204    T. Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington]    [10 Nov 1808]    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/65    Forged banknotes    1817, 1818    Item   
RAA/TRE/2/2/3    Annual balance sheet    1811    Item   
RAA/TRE/2/2    Account books of John Yenn    1795-1820    Sub-series   
RAA/GA/7/2    Royal book    1803-1830    Item   
RAA/PC/1/55    Council minutes    04 Oct 1977 - 01 Aug 1978    Item