John Boaden

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John Boaden (1792/93–1839) was an English portrait painter


Portrait by Boaden of the Rev. Chauncy Hare Townshend in the Victoria and Albert Museum[1]

Boaden was the son of the theatre critic James Boaden. A painter of portraits and theatrical subjects, he exhibited 40 works at the Royal Academy between 1810 and 1833, 90 at the British Institute between 1810 and 1839, and 59 at the Society of British Artists between 1827 and 1840 (in the last year posthumously). He died in 1839.[1]


  1. ^ a b "The Reverend Chauncey Hare Townshend". Victoria and Albert Museum. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 



  • Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainBryan, Michael (1886). "Boaden, John". In Graves, Robert Edmund. Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers (A–K). I (3rd ed.). London: George Bell & Sons.