John Boyne (artist)

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A Meeting of Connoisseurs, watercolour by John Byrne, now in the Victoria and Albert Museum

John Boyne, born in the County Down about 1750, is known as a water-colour painter of some repute. He was apprenticed to William Byrne, the landscape engraver, but it is said led a wild kind of life. He died in 1810.


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