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The Harbor at Honfleur

Frank Myers Boggs

American Art

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.
MEDIUM Oil on canvas
DATES 1886
DIMENSIONS 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)
SIGNATURE Signed lower left: "Boggs 86"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. J. Lester Keep
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION 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)
IMAGE overall, 18.45_reference_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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