List of works by Joseph Blackburn

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Joseph Blackburn was an English portrait painter who worked mainly in Bermuda and colonial America.

Artworks[edit]

Year Title Image Dimensions Collection Comments
1750 Portrait of Mrs. Susannah Ulrich (?) (c. 1750), oil 43 12 × 33 in. (110.5 × 83.8 cm.) Subject: thought to be Mrs. Susannah Ulrich. IAP 80970141
1752 Portrait of General Francis Jones (c. 1752), oil 50 × 40 in. (~127 × ~101.6 cm.) Subject: lived 1698-1776; Commander-In-Chief and Vice-Admiral of Bermuda Islands. IAP 71930563, IAP 80045392, and IAP 80970099
1752 Portrait of Anne Jones, oil on canvus Portrait of Anne Jone by Joseph Blackburn 1752.jpg view 30 12 × 25 in. (~77.6 × ~65 cm.) Subject: lived 1748-1811. IAP 62642069, IAP 71930567 and IAP 80970098
1752 Portrait of Captain John Pigott (c. 1752-1753), oil on canvas Joseph B Blackburn Portrait of Captain John Pigott LACMA M90 210 1 1.png 50 × 40 in. (127 × 101.6 cm.) Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California Subject: husband of Frances (Fanny) Jones. IAP 71930564, IAP 80970102, and possibly IAP 80970103
1752 Portrait of Mrs. John Pigott (c. 1752-1753), oil on canvas Joseph B. Blackburn Portrait of Mrs John Pigott LACMA M.90.210.2.png 50 × 40 in. (127 × 101.6 cm.) Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California Subject: Frances (Fanny) Jones. IAP 71930565
1752 Portrait of Miss Gilbert (c. 1752-1753), oil 35 × 27 12 in. (88.9 × 69.9 cm.) IAP 80970093
1752 Portrait of Mr. Gilbert (c. 1752-1753), oil 31 × 24 in. (78.7 × 61.0 cm.) IAP 80970094
1752 Portrait of Mrs. Gilbert (c. 1752-1753), oil 31 × 26 in. (78.7 × 66.0 cm.) IAP 80970095
1752 Portrait of Mrs. Fisher (c. 1752-1753), oil 36 12 × 28 34 in. (92.7 × 73.0 cm.) IAP 80970092
1752 Portrait of Mrs. John Harvey (c. 1752), oil on canvas view 40 38 × 33 38 in. (102.5 × 84.7 cm.) University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona Subject: Esther Jones. IAP 62642068, IAP 71930566, and IAP 01350036
1752 Portrait of Mrs. Henry Corbusier (c. 1752-1753), oil 47 × 38 in. (119.4 × 96.5 cm.) Subject: Elizabeth Butterfield. IAP 80970091
1752 Portrait of Nathaniel Butterfield (c. 1752-1753), oil 29 12 × 24 12 in. (74.9 × 62.2 cm.) Subject: General Nathaniel Butterfield (1694-1765). IAP 80970090
1752 Portrait of Mrs. Thomas Jones, oil Mrs Thomas Jones (Mary Harvey) 1752 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 49 × 39 in. (124.5 × 99.1 cm.) Subject: Mary Harvey (1729-1747). IAP 80045391 and IAP 80970100
1752 Portrait of Thomas Parsons (c. 1752-1753), oil 29 × 24 in. (73.7 × 61.0 cm.) IAP 80970101
1752 Portrait of Thomas Tudor Tucker (c. 1752-1753), oil 19 12 × 12 34 in. oval (49.5 × 32.4 cm. oval) Subject: Thomas Tudor Tucker (1745-1828); Bermuda-born American physician and politician representing Charleston, South Carolina; served as Treasurer of the United States (1801-1828). IAP 80970105
1752 Portrait of William Hall (c. 1752-1753), oil 36 × 28 in. (91.4 × 71.1 cm.) Subject: husband of Patience Stowe. IAP 80970096
1752 Portrait of Mrs. William Hall (c. 1752-1753), oil 36 × 28 in. (91.4 × 71.1 cm.) Subject: Patience Stowe. IAP 80970097
1752 Portrait said to be of Sir William Phips (c. 1752-1760), oil 56 × 40 in. (142.2 × 101.6 cm.) IAP 80970115
1753 Portrait of Colonel Henry Tucker (c. 1753), oil Subject: lived 1713-1787. IAP 80960072
1753 Portrait of Mrs. Henry Tucker and Her Children, Elizabeth and Nathaniel, oil Subjects: Anne Butterfield (1722-1797; wife of Colonel Henry Tucker [1713-1787]; Elizabeth Tucker (1747-1830); Nathaniel Tucker (1750-1807). IAP 80960071
1753 Portrait of Gurdon Saltonstall (c. 1753-1763), oil on canvas 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, Connecticut Subject: Brigadier General Gurdon Saltonstall (1708-1785); son of colonial Connecticut Governor Gurdon Saltonstall (1666-1724) and Elizabeth Rosewell (1679-1710); husband of Rebecca Winthrop (1711-1776). IAP 07300020
1753 Portrait of Miss Deborah Bascombe, oil 34 × 27 12 in. (86.4 × 69.9 cm.) Subject: lived 1715-after 1756. IAP 80970089
1753 Portrait of Mrs. John Harvey (c. 1753), oil Mrs John Harvey (Mary Lea) 1753 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 36 × 28 in. (91.4 × 71.1 cm.) Bermuda National Gallery, Hamilton, Bermuda Subject: Mary Lea. IAP 8A720010
1754 Portrait of Mrs. Alexander Grant, oil on canvas Joseph Blackburn Portrait of Abigail Chesebrough.jpg 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Subject: Abigail Chesebrough (1734-1807); daughter of David Chesebrough (1702-1782, eminent merchant in Newport) and Abigail Rogers (1706-1738); wife of Alexander Grant (1730-1783); stepdaughter of Mrs. Margaret (Sylvester) Chesebrough (1719-1782). IAP 80970110, IAP 60630138, IAP 70580108, and IAP 12000314
1754 Portrait of Captain John Brown (c. 1754), oil on canvas Portrait of Captain John Brown by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 51 × 41 in. (129.5 × 104.1 cm.) Nightingale-Brown House, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island Subject: Newport merchant (1696-1764); husband of Jane Lucas (1697-1775; m. 1717). IAP 80960019
1754 Portrait of Mrs. John Brown (c. 1754), oil on canvas Mrs John Brown (Jane Lucas) 1754 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Nightingale-Brown House, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island Subject: Jane Lucas (1697-1775); wife of Captain John Brown (1696-1764; m. 1717; Newport merchant). IAP 80960020
1754 Portrait of George Jaffrey (c. 1754), oil 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, Missouri Subject: lived 1717-1803; husband of Lucy Winthrop (1721-1776). IAP 71481248 and IAP 80044318
1754 Portrait of Mrs. George Jaffrey (c. 1754), oil 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, Missouri Subject: Lucy Winthrop (1721-1776); wife of George Jaffery (1717-1803). IAP 71481249 and IAP 80044319
1754 Portrait of Mary Sylvester, oil on canvas, a pastoral portrait Mary Sylvester (later Mrs Thomas Dering) 1754 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 49 78 × 40 14 in. (126.7 × 102.1 cm.) Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City Subject: lived 1725–1794 (b. Southold, Long Island); daughter of Brinley Sylvester (1690-1752) and Mary Burroughs (1702-1751); sister of Margaret (later Mrs. David Chesebrough) (1719-1782); later wife of Thomas Dering (1720-1785). IAP 36120012
1754 Portrait of Mrs. David Chesebrough, oil on canvas Mrs David Chesebrough (Margaret Sylvester) 1754 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 49 78 × 40 18 in. (126.7 × 101.9 cm.) Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City Subject: Margaret Sylvester (1719-1782); daughter of Brinley Sylvester (1690-1752) and Mary Burroughs (1702-1751); sister of Mary Sylvester (1725–1794); wife of David Chesebrough (1703-1782, eminent merchant in Newport); stepmother of Abigail Chesebrough (1734-1807). IAP 36120011
1754 Portrait of Thomas Cranston (c. 1754-1755), oil 48 12 × 39 in. (123.2 × 99.1 cm.) John Brown House Museum, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, Rhode Island Subject: lived 1710-1785. IAP 47510054
1755 Portrait of Andrew Faneuil Phillips, oil on canvas Andrew Faneuil Phillips 1755 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 50 38 × 40 14 in. (127.9 × 102.2 cm.) Smith College Museum of Art, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts Subject: lived 1729-1775; son of Gillam Phillips (1695-1770) and Mary Faneuil (1708-1780). IAP 22280220 and IAP 80960052
1755 Portrait of Andrew Oliver Jr., oil on canvas view 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Subject: lived 1731-1799; son of Massachusetts lieutenant governor Andrew Oliver (1706-1774); husband of Mary Lynde (1733–1807; m. 1752); elected to American Philosophical Society in 1773. IAP 80960047
1755 Portrait of Mrs. Andrew Oliver Jr., oil on canvas view 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Subject: Mary Lynde (1733–1807); wife of Andrew Oliver (1731-1799; m. 1752). IAP 80960048
1755 Portrait of Colonel Benjamin Pollard (c. 1755), oil on canvas Colonel Benjamin Pollard 1756 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 33 12 × 25 12 in. (85.1 × 64.8 cm.) (sometimes listed as copy after John Smibert's original of 1730) Subject: lived 1696-1756; husband of Margaret Winslow (1724-1814); served as fourth sergeant Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts (beginning in 1726); served as sheriff of Suffolk County (c. 1743-1756).[1] IAP 61510786, IAP 80960058, and IAP 82110603
1755 Portrait of Chambers Russell (c. 1755), oil Subject: lived 1713-1767. IAP 80960060
1755 Portrait of Mrs. Chambers Russell (c. 1755), oil 48 12 × 36 12 in. (123.2 × 92.7 cm.) Subject: lived 1716-1762; wife of Chambers Russell (1713-1767). IAP 80960061 and possibly IAP 20440078
1755 Portrait of Gillam Phillips, oil on canvas Portrait of Gillam Phillips by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Smith College Museum of Art, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts Subject: lived 1695-1770; husband of Mary Faneuil (1708-1780); father of Andrew Faneuil Phillips (1729-1775) and Ann Faneuil Phillips (1736- c. 1770). IAP 80960053
1755 Portrait of Mrs. Gillam Phillips, oil on canvas Mrs Gillam Phillips (Marie Faneuil) 1755 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Smith College Museum of Art, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts Subject: Marie Faneuil (1708-1780); wife of Gillam Phillips (1695-1770); mother of Andrew Faneuil Phillips (1729-1775) and Ann Faneuil Phillips (1736- c. 1770). IAP 80960054
1755 Portrait of Isaac Winslow and His Family, oil on canvas, one of the earliest group portraits painted in Colonial America[2] 1755 IsaacWinslow byJosephBlackburn MFABoston.jpeg 54 12 × 79 14 in. (138.4 × 201.3 cm.) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts Subjects: Isaac Winslow (1707-1777; one of Boston’s mercantile elite); his wife, Lucy Waldo (1724-1768; m. 1747); elder daughter, Lucy Winslow (1749-1770); child in mother's lap, Hannah Winslow (1755-1819). Setting: Scenery of idealized garden with swan pond behind elder daughter alludes to family’s prosperity.[3] IAP 85520007 and IAP 82110940
1755 Portrait of James Otis, Jr., oil JamesOtisJr by Blackbarn.jpg 28 58 × 23 12 in. (72.7 × 59.7 cm.) [also reported as 29 12 × 25 12 in. (74.9 × 64.8 cm.)] Subject: James Otis, Jr. (1725-1783); lawyer in colonial Massachusetts; son of James Otis, Sr., (1702-1778; prominent lawyer in colonial Massachusetts) and Mary Allyne; husband of Ruth Cunningham (1728-1789; daughter of prominent Boston merchant; m. 1755); father of three children (James, Elizabeth, and Mary). IAP 81880451 and IAP 80960049
1755 Portrait of Mrs. James Otis (c. 1755), oil 28 78 × 23 12 in. (73.4 × 59.7 cm.) Subject: Ruth Cunningham (1728-1789); daughter of prominenet Boston merchant; wife of James Otis, Jr. (1725-1783; lawyer in colonial Massachusetts; m. 1755); mother of three children (James, Elizabeth, and Mary). IAP 80960050
1755 Portrait of John Erving, Jr., oil 49 14 × 39 14 in. (125.1 × 99.7 cm.) Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut Subject: lived 1728-1816; husband of Maria Catherine Shirley (1729-1816). IAP 80960032
1755 Portrait of Mrs. John Erving, Jr., oil 49 × 38 78 in. (124.5 × 98.7 cm.) Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut Subject: Maria Catherine Shirley (1729-1816); youngest daughter of William Shirley (1694-1771; colonial governor of Province of Massachusetts Bay, 1741–1749 and 1753–1756; Governor of the Bahamas in the 1760s) and Frances Barker (d. 1746; Lady Frances Shirley); wife of John Erving, Jr. (1728-1816).[4] IAP 80960033
1755 Portrait of Miss Ann Phillips, oil on canvas Ann Phillips 1755 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Smith College Museum of Art, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts Subject: Ann Faneuil Phillips (1736- c. 1770); daughter of Gillam Phillips (1695-1770) and Mary Faneuil (1708-1780). IAP 80960051
1755 Portrait of Mrs. Epes Sargent (c. 1775), oil 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Subject: Catharine Winthrop/Katherine Winthrop Browne (1711-1781). IAP 80970116
1755 Portrait of Mrs. George Bethune, oil on cavas Portrait of Mary Faneuil Bethune, Joseph Blackburn, 1755 - Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA - DSC03954.JPG 50 × 40 14 in. (127.0 × 102.2 cm.) Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield Subject: Mary Faneuil (1734-1797); daughter of Benjamin Faneuil (one of first paper manufacturers in Massachusetts); niece of Peter Faneuil (provided funds for Boston's public market and meeting house); wife of George Bethune (m. 1754, Boston); mother of George, Susan (Mrs. Edmond Dunkin), Penelope (Mrs. English), Jane (Mrs. William Hunt), and Ann (Mrs. Lovell).[5] IAP 22930027
1755 Portrait of Mrs. Louis Boucher (c. 1755), oil 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Subject: Sarah Middlecott. IAP 80970109
1755 Portrait of Mrs. Samuel Curwen, oil Mrs Samuel Curwen (Abigail Russell) 1755 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 29 × 24 in. (73.7 × 61.0 cm.) Subject: Abigail Russell (1725-1793); wife of Samuel Curwen (1715-1802; m. 1750). IAP 80960027
1755 Portrait of Mrs. Thomas Flucker (c. 1755), oil on canvas Mrs Hannah Waldo Flucker 1755 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg view 50 14 × 40 18 in. (127.6 × 101.9 cm.) Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine Subject: Hannah Waldo (1726-1785); wife of Thomas Flucker (1719-1783; m. 1750); sister of Lucy Waldo (1724-1768). IAP 17860012
1755 Portrait of Reverend Daniel Greenleaf, oil on canvas view 29 78 × 25 14 in. (75.9 × 64.1 cm.) Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Subject: also known as Dr. Daniel Greenleaf (1679-1763); father of William Greenleaf (1725-1803). IAP 80970113 and IAP 82110320
1756 Portrait of a Military Officer, oil on canvas A Military Officer 1756 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg view 30 12 × 25 18 in. (77.5 × 63.6 cm.) National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Subject: unidentified officer in Massachusetts militia coat (once thought to be General Joshua Winslow).[3] IAP 08600023
1756 Portrait of Benjamin Ellery III (c. 1756), oil on canvas 30 × 26 in. (76.2 × 66.0 cm.) [also listed as 24 12 × 29 12 in. (62.2 × 74.9 cm.)] Newport Historical Society, Newport, Rhode Island Subject: lived 1725-1799; son of William Ellery (1727–1820; signed United States Declaration of Independence as representative of Rhode Island). IAP 47330007, IAP 80970112, IAP 83190005 and IAP 81670011
1756 Portrait of Benjamin Green, oil on canvas Benjamin Green 1756 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey Subject: Benjamin Green (1713-1772; merchant in Boston, Massachusetts; later merchant, judge, and political figure in Nova Scotia); son of Reverend Joseph Green and Elizabeth Gerrish; husband of Margaret Pierce (m. 1737). IAP 31620235
1756 Portrait of Colonel Henry Babcock, oil 49 34 × 39 34 in. (126.4 × 101.0 cm.) Subject: Henry "Harry" Babcock (1736-1800). IAP 80960010
1756 Portrait of Elizabeth Naden, oil on canvas view 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) New-York Historical Society, New York City Subject: lived c. 1739-1808; daughter of Martha Naden Mortier; stepdaughter of Major Abraham Mortier; wife of John Appy (secretary to general and judge advocate of British Army in North America; m. 1757); later wife of Goldbrow Banyar, Sr. (m. 1767). IAP 36360936
1756 Portrait of General Joseph Dwight, oil 49 × 38 in. (124.5 × 96.5 cm.) Historical Society of Old Newbury, Newbury, Massachusetts Subject: lived 1703-1765. IAP 80190023, IAP 80960031, and IAP 82110247
1756 Portrait of Margaret Pierce Green, oil on canvas 50 × 40 in. (127.25 × 101.6 cm.) Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey Subject: wife of Benjamin Green (1713-1772; merchant in Boston, Massachusetts and Nova Scotia; m. 1737). IAP 31620032
1756 Portrait of Joshua Winslow (c. 1756), oil 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut Subject: lived 1694-1769. IAP 07260854 and IAP 20480273
1756 Portrait of Lieutenant Joshua Winslow, II, oil 30 12 × 25 in. (77.5 × 63.5 cm.) Subject: lived 1726/1727-1801. IAP 80970126
1756 Portrait of Mrs. Benjamin Pollard, oil on canvas Portrait of Mrs Benjamin Pollard by Joseph Blackburn.jpeg 33 12 × 25 12 in. (85.1 × 64.8 cm.) Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut Subject: Margaret Winslow (1724-1814); wife of Benjamin Pollard (1696-1756). IAP 07260853
1756 Portrait of Mrs. John Greenleaf, oil 35 18 × 28 14 in. (89.2 × 71.8 cm.) Subject: lived 1725-c. 1760. IAP 80960039
1756 Portrait of Mrs. John Tasker, oil 34 14 × 28 in. (87.0 × 71.1 cm.) Subject: Deborah Skinner (1702-1768); wife of Judge John Tasker (Marblehead, Massachusetts). IAP 80970117
1756 Portrait of Nathaniel Cunningham (c. 1756), oil on canvas view 48 12 × 39 in. (123.2 × 99.1 cm.) Subject: Captain Nathaniel Cunningham, Jr. (1725-1756); son of prominent Boston merchant; husband of Sarah Kilby (m. 1754); father of two daughters; buried in the Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Massachusetts. IAP 83340044
1756 Portrait of Mrs. Nathaniel Cunningham (c. 1756), oil on canvas 50 × 39 12 in. (127 × 100.3 cm.) Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine Subject: Sarah Kilby; wife of Nathaniel Cunningham, Jr. (1725-1756; m. 1754); mother of two daughters. (probably IAP 18830150)
1756 Portrait of Rev. Peter Bours, oil view 50 × 40 14 in. (127.0 × 102.2 cm.) [also listed as 53 716 × 43 38 in. (135.7 × 110.2 cm.); 29 14 × 24 12 in. (74.3 × 62.2 cm.)] Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Subject: lived 1726-1762. IAP 20780030 and IAP 27710034
1756 Portrait said to be of Woodbury Osborne, oil 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) IAP 61501605 and IAP 80970114
1757 Portrait of Edward Winslow, oil 29 34 × 24 34 in. (75.6 × 62.9 cm.) Subject: lived 1669-1753. IAP 80970124
1757 Portrait of Hon. William Greenleaf, oil view 50 12 × 40 in. (128.3 × 101.6 cm.) Subject: lived 1725-1803; son of Daniel Greenleaf (1679-1763); husband of Mary Brown (1728-1807). IAP 80960040
1757 Portrait of Mrs. William Greenleaf, oil view 50 516 × 40 116 in. (127.8 × 101.8 cm.) Subject: Mary Brown (1728-1807); wife of Hon. William Greenleaf (1725-1803). IAP 80960041
1757 Portrait of James Pitts, oil on canvas James Pitts 177 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg view 50 18 × 40 in. (127.3 × 101.6 cm.) Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan Subject: lived 1710-1776; husband of Elizabeth Bowdoin (1716-1771). Museum lists artist as Joseph Jonathan Blackburn. IAP 24150071
1757 Portrait of Mrs. James Pitts, oil on canvas Mrs James Pitts 1757 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg view 50 18 × 40 in. (127.3 × 101.6 cm.) Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan Subject: Elizabeth Bowdoin (1716-1771); wife of James Pitts (1710-1776). Museum lists artist as Joseph Jonathan Blackburn. IAP 24150072
1757 Portrait of Mrs. John Taylor, oil 29 14 × 24 14 in. (74.3 × 61.6 cm.) Subject: Ann Winslow (1678-1773). IAP 80970118
1757 Portrait of Mrs. Joseph Blaney (c. 1757), oil on canvas AbigailBrowne ca1757 byJosephBlackburn MFABoston.jpeg 49 12 × 39 12 in. (125.7 × 100.3 cm.) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts Subject: Abigail Browne. IAP 20490160 (SIRIS lists as attributed to Joseph Blackburn.)
1757 Portrait of Mrs. Nathaniel Dowse (c. 1757), oil on canvas 49 38 × 39 38 in. (125.4 × 100.0 cm.) Subject: Margaret Temple (1724-1771). IAP 80960030 and IAP 82110233
1757 Portrait of Mrs. William Taylor, oil 28 14 × 24 12 in. (71.8 × 62.2 cm.) Subject: Faith Winslow (b. 1712); daughter of Kenelm Winslow (1675-1757) and Abigail Waterman (1681-1729) of Marshfield, Massachusetts. IAP 80970119
1757 Portrait of Thomas Bulfinch (c. 1756), oil on canvas ThomasBulfinch ca1757 byJosephBlackburn MFABoston.jpeg 30 × 26 in. (76.2 × 66.0 cm.) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts Subject: prominent Boston physician; husband of Susan Apthorp (1734-1815; m. 1759). IAP 20490154
1757 Portrait of Mrs. Thomas Bulfinch, oil on canvas 1757 SusanApthorp byJosephBlackburn MFABoston.jpeg 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts Subject: Susan Apthorp (1734-1815); daughter of Charles Apthorp (British-born Boston merchant); wife of Thomas Bulfinch (prominent Boston physician; m. 1759). IAP 70080964 and IAP 20490155
1758 Mother and Child (c. 1758), oil 51 × 40 in. (129.5 × 101.6 cm.) IAP 80041712
1758 Portrait of Charles Apthorp, oil 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Subject: Charles Apthorp (1698-1758; British-born Boston merchant). IAP 80960003
1758 Portrait of Mrs. Charles Apthorp, oil 49 × 39 in. (124.5 × 99.1 cm.) Subject: Grisselda "Grizzel" Eastwick (c. 1709-1796); wife of Charles Apthorp (1698-1758; British-born Boston merchant). IAP 80960004
1758 Portrait of Deacon Jonathan Simpson (c. 1758), oil Portrait of Deacon Jonathan Simpson, by Joseph Blackburn, undated - Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA - DSC03960.JPG 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts Subject: lived 1685-1763. IAP 22930028 and IAP 20490156
1758 Portrait of Jonathan Simpson, oil on canvas view 49 12 × 39 12 in. (125.7 × 100.3 cm.) Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire Subject: lived c. 1712-1795. IAP 80960065
1758 Portrait of Mrs. Jonathan Simpson (c. 1758), oil on canvas view B&W 50 34 × 40 14 in. (128.9 × 102.2 cm.) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts Subject: Margaret Lechmere. IAP 20490157
1758 Portrait of Lieutenant General Jeffery Amherst, oil on canvas Jeffreyamherst.jpg 31 12 × 26 116 in. (80.0 × 66.2 cm.) Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts Subject: lived 1717-1779. IAP 80960001 and IAP 20090478
1758 Portrait of Mrs. George St. Loe, oil 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) Subject: Anne Browne (b. 1738). IAP 61512159, IAP 80960062, and IAP 38320244 (Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, New York)
1758 Portrait of Mrs. Richard Waldron (c. 1758), oil 49 × 39 in. (124.5 × 99.1 cm.) Subject: Elizabeth Westbrook (1701-1758). IAP 81840242
1758 Portrait of Mrs. Samuel Gardner, oil 35 48 × 27 14 in. (90.2 × 69.2 cm.) Subject: lived 1716-1789. IAP 80960038
1758 Portrait of Mrs. Wyseman Clagett (c. 1758-1762), oil on canvas Brooklyn Museum - Mrs. Wyseman Clagett (Née Lettice Mitchell; Later Mrs. Simon McQuesten) - Joseph Blackburn - overall.jpg 36 116 × 27 34 in. (91.6 × 70.5 cm.) Brooklyn Museum, New York City Subject: Lettice Mitchell; and later Mrs. Simon McQuesten. IAP 35680049
1759 Portrait of Hannah Babcock, oil on canvas Mrs John Bours (Hannah Babcock) 1759 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg view [likely 50 332 × 40 18 in. (127.2 × 101.9 cm.)] Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts Subject: lived 1743-1796 (16 at time of portrait; later bore 11 children [5 died in childhood; 4 died in infancy]; daughter of Dr. Joshua Babcock (1707-1783; physician, businessman, plantation owner, and postmaster in Westerly, Rhode Island; politician and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in colonial Rhode Island; major general of Rhode Island militia) and Hannah Stanton Babcock (1714/7-1778); later wife of John Bours (1734-1815; m. July 7, 1762; merchant in Newport).[3][6] (possibly IAP 23570197, date listed as 1761)
1760 Portrait of a Gentleman (c. 1760), oil on canvas view 50 116 × 40 18 in. (127.2 × 101.9 cm.) [also reported as 56 × 40 in. (142.2 × 101.6 cm.)] Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (possibly IAP 62441070 and IAP 08260832)
1760 Portrait of a Lady, oil 50 × 40 12 in. (127.0 × 102.9 cm.) Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut IAP 61505283, IAP 71930306, IAP 80043349, IAP 62440046, and IAP 62441068 (possibly IAP 07262074 [reported as 59.5 × 44 cm.])
1760 Portrait of Colonel Theodore Atkinson, oil on canvas Colonel Theodore Atkinson 1760 Joseph Blackburn.jpg view 50 × 40 14 in. (127.0 × 102.2 cm.) [also reported as 47 12 × 39 14 in. (120.7 × 99.7 cm.)] Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts Subject: lived 1697-1779; husband of Hannah Wentworth (1700-1769); colonial chief justice of New Hampshire Superior Court. IAP 80970127 and IAP 23570023
1760 Portrait of Mrs. Theodore Atkinson, oil on canvas Mrs Theodore Atkinson (Hannah Wentworth) 1760 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg view 49 18 × 39 18 in. (124.8 × 99.4 cm.) Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts (listed in collection of Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio) Subject: Hannah Wentworth (1700-1769); sister of first royal governor of New Hampshire; wife of Colonel Theodore Atkinson (colonial chief justice of New Hampshire Superior Court). IAP 41000005
1760 Portrait of Theodore Atkinson, Jr., oil 49 58 × 39 58 in. (126.1 × 100.7 cm.) Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island Subject: lived 1736-1769. IAP 80960008
1760 Portrait of Colonel William Taylor, oil on canvas Portrait of Colonel William Taylor by Joseph Blackburn 1760.jpg view 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) Subject: prominent Boston merchant (1714-1789); husband of Sarah Cheever (m. 1765); captain of Artillery Company (elected 1760); died in Milton, Massachusetts.[7] IAP 80960069
1760 Portrait of Daniel Henchman (c. 1760), oil 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Subject: lived 1689-1761. IAP 80960042
1760 Portrait of Mrs. Daniel Henchman (c. 1760), oil 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Subject: lived 1693-1767. IAP 80960043
1760 Portrait of David Mumford (c. 1760), oil on canvas 49 × 39 in. (124.5 × 99.1 cm.) Subject: lived 1731-1807. IAP 73260397 and IAP 73262537
1760 Portrait of Mr. & Mrs. Bowdoin, oil 37 × 58 in. (94.0 × 147.3 cm.) Subjects: said to be James Bowdoin [Jr.] and is wife, Elizabeth. IAP 81590015
1760 Portrait of Elizabeth Bowdoin and James Bowdoin III (c. 1760), oil on canvas Elizabeth Bowdoin and James Bowdoin III 1760 Joseph Blackburn.jpg view 36 78 × 58 in. (93.7 × 147.4 cm.) Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine Subjects: James Bowdoin III (1752–1811) and his sister, Elizabeth (1750-1809; later Lady Temple, wife of John Temple [1731-1798; first British consul-general to United States]). IAP 17860011
1760 Portrait of General John Winslow (c. 1760), oil John Winslow - Project Gutenberg etext 20110.jpg 29 34 × 25 34 in. (75.6 × 65.4 cm.) Pilgrim Hall Museum, Pilgrim Society, Plymouth, Massachusetts Subject: General John Winslow (c. 1702-1774). IAP 80960087, IAP 82110943, and IAP 22430002
1760 Portrait of Governor Benning Wentworth, oil on canvas Governor Benning Wentworth.jpg 92 × 56 14 in. (233.7 × 142.9 cm.) [also reported as 92 × 57 14 in. (233.7 × 145.4 cm.)] New Hampshire Historical Society Museum, Concord, New Hampshire Subject: Benning Wentworth (1696-1770); governor of Province of New Hampshire (1741-1766). IAP 80960083, IAP 83030251, and IAP 30490011
1760 Portrait of Lieutenant Governor Thomas Oliver, pastel 22 × 18 in. (55.9 × 45.7 cm.) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts Subject: lived 1734-1815; served as last Royal Lieutenant-Governor of Province of Massachusetts Bay (1774-1776). IAP 80970138
1760 Portrait of Marchioness of Wentworth (c. 1760-1767), oil on canvas view 36 × 28 in. (91.4 × 71.1 cm.) Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota IAP 80970123
1760 Portrait of John Browne (c. 1760), oil on canvas John Browne 1760 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg view 48 12 × 39 in. (123.2 × 99.1 cm.) Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio Subject: lived 1735-1789. IAP 80960022
1760 Portrait of Lieutenant-Governor John Wentworth, oil on canvas 92 × 57 14 in. (233.7 × 145.4 cm.) New Hampshire Historical Society Museum, Concord, New Hampshire Subject: John Wentworth (1671-1730); served as Lieutenant Governor of Province of New Hampshire (1717-1730). IAP 70880028, IAP 80960084, and IAP 83030255
1760 Portrait of Mrs. George Scott (c. 1760), oil 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Subject: lived 1733-1768. IAP 80960063
1760 Portrait of Sir Francis Bernard, oil 49 × 39 14 in. (124.5 × 99.7 cm.) Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut Subject: Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet (1711/12–1779). IAP 06910012
1760 Portrait of Lady Amelia Bernard (c. 1760) 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut Subject: Amelia Offley, wife of Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet (m. 1741). IAP 06910001
1760 Portrait of Lieutenant Governor Thomas Hutchinson, oil 21 12 × 18 in. (54.6 × 45.7 cm.) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts Subject: Thomas Hutchinson (1711-1780). IAP 80970135
1760 Portrait of Major John Wentworth (c. 1760), oil on canvas 48 34 × 39 12 in. (123.8 × 100.3 cm.) [also reported as 55 × 46 14 in. (139.7 × 116.8 cm.)] New Hampshire Historical Society Museum, Concord, New Hampshire Subject: lived c. 1720-1759. IAP 70880026, IAP 80960085 and IAP 83030258
1760 Portrait of Thomas Amory, oil Thomas Amory 1760 Joseph Blackburn.jpg 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) Subject: lived 1722-1784. IAP 80960002
1760 Portrait of Thomas Westbrook Waldron (c. 1760), oil 49 × 39 in. (124.5 × 99.1 cm.) Subject: Thomas Westbrook Waldron (1721-1785). IAP 80970122 and IAP 81840243
1760 Portrait of Timothy Fitch (c. 1760), oil on canvas Timothy Fitch.jpg 48 12 × 39 12 in. (123.2 × 100.3 cm.) Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts Subject: lived 1725-1790; husband of Eunice Fitch (1731-1799; m. 1760). IAP 22620084
1760 Portrait of Mrs. Timothy Fitch (c. 1760), oil on canvas Mrs Timothy Fitch (Eunice) 1760 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 48 12 × 39 12 in. (123.2 × 100.3 cm.) Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts Subject: Eunice Brown (1731-1799); wife of Timothy Fitch (1725-1790; m. 1760). IAP 22620083
1760 Portrait of Tristram Dalton, oil 35 14 × 27 14 in. (89.5 × 69.2 cm.) Subject: Tristram Dalton (1738-1817; American politician); Senator from Massachusetts (1789–1791). IAP 80970111 and IAP 82110202
1761 Portrait of Colonel Jonathan Warner, oil on canvas 1761 JonathanWarner byJosephBlackburn MFABoston.jpeg 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts Subject: wealthy New Hampshire merchant (1726-1814). Through his second wife, Mary MacPheadris Osborne, Warner acquired the Portsmouth mansion built by Mary’s father, Archibald MacPheadris, known today as the MacPheadris-Warner House (listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1960). IAP 20490158
1761 Portrait of Mrs. Jonathan Warner, oil 49 × 39 in. (124.5 × 99.1 cm.) Warner House, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Subject: Mary MacPheadris Osborne; second wife of Colonel Jonathan Warner (1726-1814; wealthy New Hampshire merchant). IAP 31020005
1761 Portrait of Dr. Joshua Babcock (c. 1761), oil on canvas JoshuaBabcock ca1761 byJosephBlackburn MFABoston.jpeg 45 × 36 34 in. (114.3 × 93.3 cm.) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts Subject: Joshua Babcock (1707-1783; physician, businessman, plantation owner, and postmaster in Westerly, Rhode Island; politician and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in colonial Rhode Island; major general of Rhode Island militia); husband of Hannah Stanton (1714/7-1778). IAP 20490159
1761 Portrait of Mrs. Joshua Babcock, oil on canvas 44 38 × 35 58 in. (112.7 × 90.5 cm.) Subject: Hannah Stanton (1714/7-1778); wife of Dr. Joshua Babcock (1707-1783; physician, businessman, plantation owner, and postmaster in Westerly, Rhode Island; politician and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in colonial Rhode Island; major general of Rhode Island militia). IAP 80960012 and IAP 20480305
1761 Portrait of Elizabeth Browne Rogers, oil on canvas Mrs Robert Rogers (Elizabeth Browne) 1761 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina Subject: Elizabeth Browne (1741-1813); youngest daughter of Rev. Arthur Browne (1699-1773; Anglican rector of socially prominent Queen’s Chapel in Portsmouth, New Hampshire); wife of Robert Rogers (1731–1795; well-known French and Indian War hero of Rogers' Rangers fame; m. 1761); later wife of John Roche (sea captain, fur-trader).[8] IAP 80960021 and IAP 40010032
1761 Portrait of Mrs. George Jaffrey (c. 1761), oil 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Warner House, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Subject: Sarah Wentworth (1702-1778); first husband was Archibald MacPheadris; second husband was George Jaffrey.[9] IAP 80960044, IAP 83030115, and IAP 31020001
1761 Portrait of Mrs. Nathaniel Barrell, oil on canvas view 50 × 40 12 in. (127.0 × 102.9 cm.) Historic New England, Boston, Massachusetts Subject: Sarah "Sally" Sayward (1738-1805); daughter of Jonathan Sayward (a merchant and civic leader in colonial York Harbor, Maine); wife of Nathaniel Barrell (a prosperous merchant). IAP 80960014
1761 Portrait of Nathaniel Warner, oil 49 × 39 in. (124.5 × 99.1 cm.) Warner House, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Subject: brother of Colonel Jonathan Warner.[9] IAP 31020002
1761 Portrait of Polly Warner, oil 49 × 39 in. (124.5 × 99.1 cm.) Warner House, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Subject: Mary "Polly" Warner (1749-1770); daughter of Jonathan Warner (1726-1814) and Mary Nelson (m. 1748); wife of Samuel Sherburne (m. 1760).[9] IAP 31020004
1761 Portrait of Samuel Warner, oil 49 12 × 40 in. (125.7 × 101.6 cm.) Warner House, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Subject: brother of Colonel Jonathan Warner.[9] IAP 31020003
1761 Portrait of Thomas Wentworth, oil on canvas, Portrait of Thomas Wentworth by Joseph Blackburn, San Diego Museum of Art.JPG 50 12 × 40 12 in. (128.3 × 102.9 cm.) San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California Subject: lived 1740-1768. IAP 03940006
1762 Portrait of a Gentleman of the Nubbel Family, oil 30 12 × 24 12 in. (77.5 × 62.2 cm.) IAP 83340185
1762 Portrait of a Woman (c. 1762), oil on canvas Joseph Blackburn - Portrait of a Woman - Google Art Project.jpg 44 × 36 14 in. (111.8 × 92.1 cm.) [also reported as 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.); 36 × 28 in. (91.4 × 71.1 cm.); 29 × 24 in. (73.7 × 61.0 cm.)] Brooklyn Museum, New York City possibly IAP 80960073, IAP 80960074, IAP 80960075, IAP 80960077, and IAP 35680050
1762 Portrait of Ann Saltonstall, oil Ann Saltonstall 1762 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg IAP 71930550
1762 Portrait of Anne Saltonstall, oil on canvas Anne Saltonstall 1762 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 50 14 × 40 38 in. (127.6 × 102.6 cm.) San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas IAP 67930001
1762 Portrait of Catherine Saltonstall Richards, oil view 29 34 × 24 34 in. (75.6 × 62.9 cm.) IAP 71930549
1762 Portrait of Four Children of Governor Gurdon Saltonstall, oil 41 × 63 12 in. (104.1 × 161.3 cm.) New Haven Museum and Historical Society, New Haven, Connecticut Subjects: Martha, Henrietta, Gilbert and Sarah Saltonstall. IAP 07210130 and IAP 71930552
1762 Portrait of Mary Saltonstall, oil 30 12 × 25 in. (77.5 × 63.5 cm.) New Haven Museum and Historical Society, New Haven, Connecticut Subject: lived 1744-1820. IAP 07210131 and IAP 71930551
1762 Portrait of Mrs. John Richards (c. 1762), oil 28 34 × 24 38 in. (73.0 × 61.9 cm.) Subject: Susannah Grey. IAP 32050281
1762 Portrait of Mrs. Silas Deane, oil Mrs Silas Deane (Elizabeth Saltonstall) 1761 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg view 30 12 × 25 18 in. (77.5 × 63.8 cm.) Silas Deane House, National Society of Colonial Dames of America, Wethersfield, Connecticut Subject: Elizabeth Saltonstall (1742-1777); daughter of Brigadier General Gurdon Saltonstall (1708-1785) and Rebecca Winthrop (1711-1776); granddaughter of colonial Connecticut Governor Gurdon Saltonstall (1666-1724); second wife of Silas Deane (1737-1789, American merchant, politician and diplomat). IAP 70580009
1762 Portrait of Samuel Cutts (1762-1763), oil on canvas Samuel Cutts 1762 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 50 14 × 40 38 in. (127.6 × 102.6 cm.) Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City Subject: lived 1726-1801; husband of Anna Holyoke (1735-1812, m. 1762). IAP 71560037
1762 Portrait of Mrs. Samuel Cutts (1762-1763), oil on canvas Mrs Samuel Cutts 1762-63 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 50 14 × 40 12 in. (127.6 × 102.9 cm.) Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City Subject: Anna Holyoke (1735-1812); wife of Samuel Cutts (1726-1801, m. 1762). IAP 71560038
1768 Portrait of Unknown Gentleman, oil 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) Brush House, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Virginia IAP 55960015 (and possibly IAP 80040973 and IAP 82250003 [reported as 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.)])
1769 Sportsman, oil on canvas 49 34 × 40 in. (126.37 × 101.6 cm.) Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine IAP 70080963
1774 Portrait of Sir Richard Acton, oil 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Morville Hall, Shropshire, England Subject: Sir Richard Acton, 5th Baronet (1711/1712-1791); husband of Lady Anne Grey (d. 1791; m. 1744). IAP 80970106
1774 Portrait of Lady Anne Acton, oil 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Morville Hall, Shropshire, England Subject: Lady Anne Grey (d. 1791); daughter of Henry Grey, 3rd Earl of Stamford (1685-1739) and Dorothy Wright; wife of Sir Richard Acton, 5th Baronet (1711/1712-1791; m. 1744). IAP 80970107
1776 Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Dowdeswell, oil Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Dowdeswell 1780 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 50 × 41 in. (127 × 104.1 cm.) IAP 80040915 (possibly IAP 61518764, referred to as Colonel Dowdeswell, 1776, oil)
1777 Portrait of Hugh Jones, last known dated portrait by this artist[2] Hugh Jones 1777 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg 50 916 × 40 14 in. (128.4 × 102.2 cm.) Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts IAP 23570266
Child with Drum, oil 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) IAP 80041999
Portrait of Daniel Wood, oil 25 × 30 in. (63.5 × 76.2 cm.) Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont IAP 53480021
Portrait of Hannah Davis IAP 21180004
Portrait of Thomas Hughes, oil Thomas Hughes by Joseph Blackburn.jpg
Portrait of Elizabeth Hughes, oil Elizabeth Hughes by Joseph Blackburn.jpg
Portrait of Miss Frances Tucker, oil Subject: lived 1740-1825. IAP 80960070
Portrait of Mrs. Benjamin Faneuil, oil Portrait has been destroyed. Subject: lived 1708-1776. IAP 80960034
Portrait of Mrs. Knight of Gosfield, oil on canvas Mrs Knight of Gosfield by Joseph Blackburn.jpg
Portrait of Morgan Graves in a Blue Jacket, oil on canvas view Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, Indiana Included in the Nazi-Era Provenance Internet Portal.[10]
Portrait of Rebecca Saltonstall Mumford, oil 36 × 48 in. (91.4 × 121.9 cm.) IAP 73260396
Portrait of Sarah Reade de Peyster, oil 28 34 × 24 in. (73 × 61 cm.) IAP 71771536
Portrait of Thomas Welles, oil IAP 71930357
Portrait of Titus Mead, oil 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) IAP 61505045
Portrait said to be of Molly Brant, oil 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) IAP 80970132
Self-Portrait, oil 25 × 30 in. (63.5 × 76.2 cm.) Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California IAP 02680018

Attributed Artworks[edit]

Although questions remain, these artworks have been attributed to Joseph Blackburn.

Year Title Image Dimensions Collection Comments
1749 Portrait of William Samuel Johnson (1749-1750), oil (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) Subject lived 1727-1819. IAP 80970137
1757 Portrait of Col. Henry Vassall, oil on canvas (attributed to Joseph Blackburn; attributed to John Singleton Copley by some)[11] 30 × 25 in. (~74.7 × ~61.8 cm.) Subject: lived 1721-1769; husband of Penelope Royall (1724-1800); father of Elizabeth (wife of Dr. Charles Russell). IAP 20770007 and IAP 20480366
1750 Portrait of Mrs. Henry Vassall (c. 1750), oil (attributed to Joseph Blackburn; attributed to John Singleton Copley by some)[11] 17 12 × 15 in. (44.5 × 38.1 cm.) Cambridge Historical Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts Subject: Penelope Royall (1724-1800); wife of Col. Henry Vassall (1721-1769); mother of Elizabeth (wife of Dr. Charles Russell). IAP 20770008 and IAP 82110804
1754 Portrait of Colonel Moses Titcomb (c. 1754-1755), oil on canvas (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) view 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut Subject lived 1707-1755. IAP 07260855 and IAP 80970120
1754 Portrait of Edward Bromfield (c. 1754-1764), oil on canvas (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, Massachusetts Subject: Boston merchant (1695-1756); father of Col. Henry Bromfield. IAP 21560231 and IAP 80960018
1754 Portrait of Mrs. Peter Harrison (c. 1754-1755; attributed to Joseph Blackburn) Mrs Peter Harrison (Elizabeth Pelham) 1754 by Joseph Blackburn.jpg Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Newport, Rhode Island Subject: Elizabeth Pelham (d. 1784); wife of Peter Harrison (1716–1775; colonial American architect). IAP 47370121
1756 Portrait of Jonathan Belcher, Jr., oil (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) 60 × 48 in. (152.4 × 121.9 cm.) Subject: Jonathan Belcher (1710-1776). IAP 80970128
1756 Portrait of Mrs. Jonathan Belcher, Jr, oil (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) Subject: Abigail Allen (1756-71). IAP 80970129
1760 Portrait of Elizabeth Vassall Oliver, oil (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) 24 × 18 in. (61.0 × 45.7 cm.) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts Subject lived 1739-c.1808. IAP 80970139
1760 Portrait of Lady Bernard, oil (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut Subject: Amelia Offley (d. 1778). IAP 80970131
1760 Portrait of Mrs. Isaac Winslow and Daughter Hannah (c. 1760; c. 1756 in some sources), oil (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) 37 × 28 34 in. (94 × 73 cm.) Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas IAP 51330010 (and possibly IAP 80410003)
1780 Portrait of Lady in Blue (c. 1780), oil on canvas (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) view 29 × 22 in. (73.7 × 55.9 cm.) Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, Utah IAP 53140035
Lady in Blue with Child (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) 50 × 40 in. (127.0 × 101.6 cm.) Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, Washington, D.C. IAP 08270008
Portrait of Captain Robert Ball, oil (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) 40 × 33 in. (101.6 × 83.8 cm.) IAP 80960013
Portrait of Ferdinando Fairfax, oil (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) 18 × 15 in. (45.7 × 38.1 cm.) Subject lived 1774-1820. IAP 81870036
Portrait of Mrs. Holmes, oil (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) 30.1 × 24.1 in. (76.5 × 61.2 cm.) Hampton National Historic Site, Hampton, Maryland IAP 56940159
Portrait of Mrs. Josiah Wilder, oil on canvas (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) 13 × 17 in. (33 × 43.2 cm.) Subject: Mary 'Polly' Flagg (1750-1821). IAP 85600006
Portrait of Mrs. Richard Curson, oil (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) Subject: Elizabeth Becker (1731–89). IAP 80970133
Portrait of Samuel Moffatt (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) Moffatt-Ladd House, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Subject lived 1738-1780. IAP 70880046
Portrait of Sir William Johnson, oil (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) 30 × 25 in. (76.2 × 63.5 cm.) Subject lived 1715-1774. IAP 80970136
Portrait of Thomas Dering, oil (attributed to Joseph Blackburn) 22 18 × 17 14 in. (56.2 × 43.8 cm.) Subject lived 1720-1785. IAP 80970134

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b "Early American Artists, Joseph Blackburn". Worchester Art Museum. Retrieved 2013-05-31. 
  3. ^ a b c "Mercury Images Database". National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Retrieved November 11, 2012. 
  4. ^ "William Shirley on NNDB". Retrieved November 12, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Bethune lines of descent 1300-1950". Retrieved March 15, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Discussion of Blackburn Portraits". Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. Retrieved November 11, 2012. 
  7. ^ "William Vareika Fine Arts". Retrieved November 7, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Cambridge Historical Society, Winwood Serjeant Letters". Retrieved October 29, 2012. 
  9. ^ a b c d "Museum of Fine Arts, Boston". Retrieved March 15, 2013. 
  10. ^ Nazi-Era Provenance Internet Portal
  11. ^ a b "Cambridge History Society". Retrieved March 16, 2013. 

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