Boughton, George Henry


Boughton, George Henry

Nationality: English

Date of Birth: December 4, 1833

Place of Birth: Norwich, England

Date of Death: January 21, 1905

Place of Death: London, England


George Boughton, painter and illustrator, grew up in the United States, but settled in London after studying painting in Paris. He was a member of the Royal Academy (1896) and a member of the New England Institute of Painters in Water Colours (1879). Like Leighton and Millais, Boughton lived in a custom-built studio house, designed by Norman Shaw.


Hardie, Martin. “George Henry Martin.” In Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (accessed November 17, 2016).

For more information about George Boughton, visit the George Henry Boughton's Studio House exhibit on this site. 

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