Charge of The 10th Light Dragoons 1790, Gouache - George Henry Boughton RA 1905 For Sale
Charge of The 10th Light Dragoons 1790, Gouache - George Henry Boughton RA 1905 :
Charge of The 10th Light Dragoons 1790, Gouache (Watercolor), George Henry Boughton RA 1905 Original Painting 10.25 x 17.75" (20 x 27" framed) Signed in Monogram and Dated 1905 Title to Reverse 'Charge of The 10th Light Dragoons 1790'. George Boughton passed away January 19, 1905 - this wonderful original piece was completed and signed in the last weeks of his life and was perhaps his last completed painting. This exceptional original work remains in fine condition with a vintage frame which is in good condition. The paper backing is separating from the frame edges and there are some scuffs and nicks to the wood as photographed. A fine subject matter for George Boughton who painted numerous pieces depicting landscapes of England, Brittany, and The Netherlands but also depicted American Colonial History. In addition to being a painter Boughton was also an exceptionally accomplished illustrator. He illustrated Washington Irving's 'Rip Van Winkle' and 'History of New York' plus Nathanial Hawthorne's 'Scarlet Letter' amongst others. Most of Boughton's Paintings were small sized and expressed sentimentality in soft muted tones; additionally, most of his works were of rural and rustic figures. This painting is unique in that it is bold, regal, and robustly executed. Boughton is held in prominent museums and collections. Vincent Van Gogh, who lived in London 1873 to 1875, was impressed by Boughton's painting Godspeed! Pilgrams Setting Out For Canterbury. Then working as a minister he gave a sermon that was inspired by the painting, and wrote about it to his brother Theo. The Boughton painting is now part of the collection of The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He met and knew both James Whistler and Henry James. A prolific artist with an impressive history and career. This work is magnificently executed and will make a fine addition to any advanced collection, library, or home. Provenance: Long held by a Palm Beach Estate. Rare George Henry Boughton RA (4 December 1833 - 19 January 1905) was an Anglo-American landscape and genre painter, illustrator, and writer. Born in England lived in New York City and passed in England. Member National Academy of Design & The Royal Academy. Listed in Fielding's Who Was Who in American Art & Susan Theran's Fine Art Price Guide. Check back often - we search estates and sources across the world to bring a fine selection of militaria. Guaranteed Authentic PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS BEFORE BUYING - If you purchase multiple items please wait for a combined invoice before paying.- Please review all photos for details regarding the condition of the item listed - further condition information will be included in the listing as is relevant, if you need additional photographs or have questions regarding the condition please do not hesitate to ask.- Payment is due within 3 business days after the close of the sale- New ers (10 or less response) must contact me prior to offerding; otherwise offers will be cancelled.- I describe all items to the best of my ability - please do not hesitate to ask any and all questions prior to the close of the listing.- If for any reason you do not feel you can leave perfect positive response please immediately contact me so that I may have the opportunity to resolve the matter.- Mistakes very rarely occur - however if one does please rest assured that it will be corrected.- International Buyers are Welcome! Please contact me if you have any question regarding shipping costs.- All packages are shipped USPS based on the dimensions, weight, & service - there is a $1.00 handling fee added to all packages to cover packing materials.- I generally ship within the stated handling time but this may not always be possible; if for some reason your package is going to be delayed I will immediately inform you and give you a full refund on shipping.
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