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George Boughton

 (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.

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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.

He 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  ...  Displaying 750 of 4656 characters.



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About  George Boughton

Born:  1833 - Norwich, England
Died:   1905 - London, England
Known for:  historical genre-figure, landscape and marine painting