Name : View of Henvic in the Finistère in Brittany
Period : XXe century
School : French
State : Good condition
Matter : Watercolour and pencil on paper
Sizes : 56 cm (l) x 42 cm (h) x (p)
View Henvic in the Finistère signed FRANK-BOGGS 1855/1926. Pencil and watercolor - French School of the nineteenth
Frank Myers Boggs, also said Frank Boggs, born December 6, 1855 in Springfield (Ohio), died August 8, 1926 in Meudon (Hauts de Seine) is awatercolor painter and engraver French naturalized American.
Frank Myers Boggs was a pupil of Jean-Léon Gérôme at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He exhibits regularly until the end of his life at the Salon of French Artists, where he received several awards, including pre-season and placed silver medal on the occasion of the World Exhibition in Paris in 1889. In 1885, New York, he exhibited in Honfleur La Houle who won a prize of $ 2,500.
His drawings, usually of small size, are spontaneous and spiritual. In 1906-1907, he executes etchings of his favorite subjects.
His watercolors, numerous, precise and firm touch is very nuanced, and form the most important part of his work. Lovers of Paris, its quays and monuments, attached to the edges of the Seine along its course, Insatiable admirer of the French harbors, it multiplies the views of these sites in solidly built paintings, with cloudy skies.
The bustling markets of small towns, ports and cities Norman, La Rochelle, Holland, Belgium, Venice, are sources of inspiration that allow it to develop themes and a prized personal style of the general public.
Frank Myers Boogs died in Paris in 1926. He is buried in the Père-Lachaise, near his son Frank Will, himself also a painter.
Her work is in many museums: Boston, Montreal, Mulhouse, Nantes, Niort, New York, etc.
Source Benezit, wikipedia,
Signed bottom left Frank Boggs
Artprice coast up to 10 000 € -
Epoch: French School late 19th - early 20th
Subject: View of Henvic Brittany
Technique: Watercolor and pencil on paper.
Format: with frame 56 x 42 cm - 22.04 x 16.53 inches - unframed 41 x 25 cm - 16.1 x 9.8 inches.
Setting: beautiful gilt wood frame with gold leaf in very good condition