The Harbor at Honfleur
Frank Myers Boggs
In The Harbor at Honfleur, Frank Meyers Boggs skillfully distills the effects of natural light on water and moving forms. By 1876 the Brooklyn-trained landscape painter had settled in Paris, and he became a French citizen in 1923. He won the hearts of Parisian critics for his freely executed paintings and watercolors of architectural cityscapes and harbors such as that of the northern French coastal town of Honfleur.
Oil on canvas
34 9/16 x 50 1/2 in. (87.8 x 128.2 cm)
Frame: 47 x 63 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (119.4 x 160.7 x 5.7 cm) (show scale)
Signed lower left: "Boggs 86"
This item is not on view
Gift of Mrs. J. Lester Keep
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Frank Myers Boggs (American, 1855-1926). The Harbor at Honfleur, 1886. Oil on canvas, 34 9/16 x 50 1/2 in. (87.8 x 128.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. J. Lester Keep, 18.45 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 18.45_reference_SL1.jpg)
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