(1833 - 1905)
George Henry Boughton was active/lived in New York / United Kingdom, England. George Boughton is known for historical genre-figure, landscape and marine painting.
Biography George Boughton
A leading landscape and genre painter in the United States and Europe,
George Henry Boughton did scenes of England, Brittany and The
Netherlands. He was also an illustrator of books by Washington Irving
including "Rip Van Winkle" and "History of New York" and Nathaniel
Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter."
Many of his works were small size, and
he is primarily known for paintings that expressed sentimentality in
soft, muted tones. Many of his subjects were rural, rustic figures.
spent only a small portion of his life in the United States, but it was
a formative period. Born near Norwich, England, in 1834, he was brought
to America in 1839 by his parents when he was three years old and was
raised in Alban
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