John Joseph Boyle
(1852 - 1917)
John Joseph Boyle was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New York. John Boyle is known for sculptor-monument figure, Indians.
Biography John Joseph Boyle
Raised in Philadelphia and born in New York City, sculptor John Boyle was descended from Irish stonecutters. When his father died, he quit school and worked as a stone carver and studied at the Pennsylvania Academy with Thomas Eakins. With money that he had saved, he then went to Paris from 1877 to 1880, and enrolled in the Ecole des Beaux Arts. During this time, to support himself, he painted portraits in Paris and also took decorative commissions in London.
He first established his studio in Philadelphia and in 1902, moved to New York City where he became a sculptor-member of the Art Commission. Association memberships included the National Sculpture Society, the National Academy of Design, the Philadelphia Sketch Club, and the Nat
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