Joanna Mary (Wells) Boyce
(1831 - 1861)
Joanna Mary (Wells) Boyce was active/lived in England. Joanna Boyce is known for portrait, genre and landscape painting.
Biography Joanna Mary (Wells) Boyce
Joanna Mary Boyce (7 December 1831 – 15 July 1861), also known by her married name as Mrs. H.T. Wells, or as Joanna Mary Wells, was an English painter of portraits, genre pictures, and occasionally landscapes. She was the sister of Pre-Raphaelite watercolourist George Price Boyce, and was herself associated with the Brotherhood.
Boyce was born in Maida Hill, London, the daughter of George Boyce, a former wine-merchant who had found prosperity as a pawnbroker, and his wife Anne. At the age of eighteen she entered Cary's art academy, and afterwards worked under James Mathews Leigh, at his school in Newman Street, London. Her first exhibited work was a life-size head, which appeared at the Royal Academy in 1855. In the same year she wen
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