Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905

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Born in England, George Henry Boughton grew up in New York State but returned to England and made his reputation there. Boughton was elected to the Royal Academy of Art and known for his genre scenes of peasant life in Italy and for his illustrations to histories and romances of early New England. Boughton illustrated Washington Irving's History of New York (1886) and Hawthorne's The scarlet letter (1908) for the Grolier Club.

From the description of Letter : London, to Minnie E. Noyes, Boston, 1884 April 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122424228

From the description of Letters : to Allen Marquand, 1883? Oct. 22-1896 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122613151

From the description of Letter : London, to Charles Henry Hart, Philadelphia, 1896 April 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122530268

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000389.0x0000b3

English genre painter and illustrator who spent his youth in New York State. Boughton settled in London permanently in 1862, eventually becoming a member of the Royal Academy. Boughton worked in oils, watercolors, pastels and black and white, and he illustrated many historical works and romances dealing with Acadia and early New England. Some of his best known work as an illustrator is represented in two books commissioned by the Grolier Club: Washington Irving's History of New York (1886) and Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter (1908). Robert Hoe was a founding member of the Grolier Club.

From the description of Letters to Robert Hoe, 1903-1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79418326

From the description of Letters : London, to Robert Hoe, 1889-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122516165

British painter.

From the description of Letters, 1868-1902. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82093191

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creatorOf Ward, Mary Augusta (Arnold) (Mrs. Humphry Ward), 1851-1920. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Boughton, 1888 Nov. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wiliam B. Osgood Field collection of drawings for book illustrations, 1844-1925. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905. Letters : London, to Robert Hoe, 1889-1890. Grolier Club
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Colman, Samuel, 1832-1920. Samuel Colman papers, 1855-1961. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905,. Autograph letter signed from George Henry Boughton to William Winter [manuscript], 1888 June [10], Sunday . Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Boughton, George Henry, 1833-1905 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905. Letter : London, to Charles Henry Hart, Philadelphia, 1896 April 18. Grolier Club
creatorOf Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905. Letters to Robert Hoe, 1903-1905. Grolier Club
referencedIn Janet Achurch and Charles Charrington correspondence, 1887-1900. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Stenzel, Franz. Franz R. and Kathryn M. Stenzel collection of western American art, 1728-1966. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf James, Henry, 1843-1916. Papers of Henry James [manuscript], 1876-1915, 1930-1939. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. Autograph letter signed : Lowndes Square, to G.H. Boughton, 1884 Jan. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Warren, George B. George B. Warren letters received from John Frederick Kensett, and George Henry Boughton, 1861-1894, bulk, 1893-1894. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Yewell, George Henry, 1830-1923. George Henry Yewell papers, 1847-1973. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Marquand, Henry Gurdon, 1819-1902. Henry Gurdon Marquand Papers, 1852-1903 (bulk, 1868-1903). Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Stenzel, Franz. Franz R. and Kathryn M. Stenzel collection of western American art, 1728-1966. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Jervis McEntee papers, 1796, 1848-1905 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Vol. II, ff. 239.includes:ff. 1, 2 Sir Edward William Brabrook, FSA: Letters to J. R. Brown: 1868.ff. 3, 5, 20 George Henry Andrews, artist; FRGS: Letters to J. R. Brown: 1868-1871.f. 7 John Stirling, artist: Letter to J. R. Brown: 1868.ff. 9, ... British Library
referencedIn Turkel, Pauline H.,. Reproductions by George Henry Boughton & Charles Robert Patterson, [undated]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919. Andrew Carnegie letters, 1884-1936. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Collection of Joaquin Miller Papers, 1871-1967, bulk 1871-1913 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Franz R. and Kathryn M. Stenzel collection of western American art, 1728-1966 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Bickford" to "Brassey". Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905. Letter : London, to Minnie E. Noyes, Boston, 1884 April 12. Grolier Club
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Papers of James R. Osgood and A. V. S. Anthony, 1853-1912. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Duveen, Albert,. Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera, 1808-1910. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913. Joaquin Miller papers, 1871-1967 (bulk 1871-1913). UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Janet Achurch and Charles Charrington correspondence, 1887-1900. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891. Jervis McEntee papers, 1796, 1848-1905. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Poynter, Edward John, Sir, bart., 1836-1919. Letters : London, to "My dear Boughton," 1896-1903. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Gay, Edward, 1837-1928. Edward Gay and Gay family papers, 1852-1975. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905. Letter, 1877, December 12, London, to George and Edward Dalziel. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911. Autograph letter signed : 24 The Boltons, South Kensington, [London], to Henry George Boughton, 1879 June 20 to 1887 Jan. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905. Letters, 1868-1902. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
creatorOf Boughton, George Henry, 1834-1905. Letters : to Allen Marquand, 1883? Oct. 22-1896 Jan. 28. Grolier Club
creatorOf Starrett, Harley James, 1883-1951. Bonham family history, 1951. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
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associatedWith Abbey, Edwin Austin, 1852-1911. person
correspondedWith Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 person
associatedWith Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919. person
associatedWith Colman, Samuel, 1832-1920. person
associatedWith Cooke, Edward William, 1811-1880. person
associatedWith Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905, person
associatedWith Dalziel, George, 1815-1902, person
associatedWith Duveen, Albert, person
correspondedWith Field, William B. Osgood, collector. person
associatedWith Gay, Edward, 1837-1928. person
associatedWith Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911. person
correspondedWith Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918 person
associatedWith Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Hoe, Robert, 1839-1909, person
associatedWith James, Henry, 1843-1916. person
associatedWith Leighton of Stretton, Frederic Leighton, Baron, 1830-1896. person
associatedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. person
correspondedWith Marquand, Allen, 1853-1924 person
associatedWith Marquand, Henry Gurdon, 1819-1902. person
associatedWith McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891. person
correspondedWith Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913. person
correspondedWith Noyes, Minnie person
associatedWith Poynter, Edward John, Sir, bart., 1836-1919. person
correspondedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
associatedWith Starrett, Harley James, 1883-1951. person
associatedWith Stenzel, Franz. person
associatedWith Stenzel, Franz. person
associatedWith Stenzel, Franz. person
associatedWith Turkel, Pauline H., person
associatedWith Ward, Mary Augusta (Arnold) (Mrs. Humphry Ward), 1851-1920. person
associatedWith Warren, George B. person
correspondedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917 person
associatedWith Yewell, George Henry, 1830-1923. person
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Birth 1833

Death 1905-01-19

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