Publications  2004-11


Jane Boyd Place in Vertical Space: the Rising Skyline in the Urban Environment and the Primacy of Place

10,000 words 25 figs. 2011 peer-reviewed for ETNOFOOR Architecture Volume 23 Issue no. 1

University of Amsterdam

ISSN 0921-5158

Link to ETNOFOOR publications here



Jane Boyd Senate House Tower London’s First Skyscraper

5,000 words peer-reviewed for The London Journal 2008

Maney Publishing Volume 33 no 3 pp 249-269

ISSN 0305-8034

Read the article here



Jane Boyd Picture This: Velázquez’ Christ with Martha and Mary

5,000 words peer-reviewed for The Expository Times 2006

Sage Publications Volume 118 pp 70-77

ISSN: 0014-5246

Read the abstract here



Jane Boyd Waterways drawings 1990-1992 

forward Felix Villanueva 1992



Co-authored Publications   


Jane Boyd and Philip F. Esler Visuality and Biblical Text Interpreting Velázquez’ Christ with Martha and Mary as a Test Case 60,000 words 30 figs. 2004

Leo S. Olschki Editore Florence Vol 26 in the series Arte e Archeologia

ISBN 88 222 5369 8

Link to Leo S. Olschki Editore

Read the abstract here

See the painting here


This book was launched on 8 December 2004 at the National Galleries of Scotland

with speakers Jane Boyd, Philip Esler and David Jasper.  Those at the launch saw the first presentation of a DVD entitled Visbi Vignette 2004 made by Jane Boyd which visually demonstrates the new theory set out in the book on how Diego Velázquez constructed the painting, Christ in the House of Martha and Mary in 1618.

Expository Times
Visuality and Biblical Text Interpreting Velazquez' Christ in the House of Martha and Mary as a Test Case