GEORGE HENRY BOUGHTON 1833-1905; Well Listed Artist; W/C WINDMILL, FIGURE
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up for sale is an ANTIQUE WATERCOLOR PAINTING OF A WINTER LANDSCAPE WITH WINDMILL AND FIGURE signed "G. H. B."....Well Listed Artist found on ASKart, ARTNET and DAVENPORTS ART REFERENCE GUIDE: GEORGE HENRY BOUGHTON, 1833-1905, New York / United Kingdom / England... in Very Good Condition; Original matting and Original Fancy Frame ; measurements: image is 6" by 8"; the outer frame size is 16 1/2" by 18 1/2"; buyer will pay $16.99 UPS shipping, with insurance and tracking; I am selling this artwork with a 14 day guarantee on Authenticity & full customer satisfaction with the sale. Any questions I will answer to best of my ability.THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHY OF THE ARTIST IS TAKEN FROM ASKart: 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 ... read more