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Lot 49

George Henry Boughton, Indifference, O/C

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Property from a Private Collection, Savannah, GA


George Henry Boughton (British/American, 1833-1905), Indifference, Oil on Canvas, signed lower left, depicting two ladies and a gentleman walking in a field with geese, figures, and house in the distance, with old lot label 'Consignor # 35416, Item # 3' on verso, in a giltwood frame with artist plaque. Frame size: 25 1/4 in. x 43 in.

Provenance: James D. Julia, Fairfield, Main, February 4th, 2011, lot 1244; Private collection, Hilton Head, South Carolina; Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers, Milford, Connecticut, October 26th, 2017, lot 154. Please note the painting was titled on original brass artist plaque when it was sold in 2011 at James D. Julia.

George Henry Boughton was born in Norwich, England and emigrated to Albany, New York with his family as a young boy. He was an Anglo-American landscape and genre painter, illustrator and writer. Today examples of his work can be found in the collections of numerous public and private collections including Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ; Tate Gallery, London; Royal Academy of Arts, London; Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam; and Victoria and Albert Museum, London, among others. (Tate.org)

Measurements: Height: by sight 17 1/2 in. x Width: 35 1/4 in.


Overall good condition, relined, small scattered spots of inpainting throughout, light wear to frame with some separation at corners.