Frank Myers Boggs (1855-1926)

 

Frank Myers Boggs (1855-1926)
American-French impressionist landscape painter & wood engraver ;
F. M. Boggs ; F.M. Boggs ; F. Myers Boggs ; Frank Boggs ; Frank M. Boggs ;
[Born December 6, 1855 Springfield, OH – died August 8, 1926 in Paris, France]

 

FAD record control number: 39218 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Frank Myers Boggs (1855-1926) biography:

Birth: December 6, 1855 Springfield, OH ;
Death: August 8, 1926 in Paris, France ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ;
Zodiac:
 Sagittarius ;

Known for: Impressionist landscape paintings ;
Medium: Oil ; watercolor ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Landscapes ; marines ; clouds ; harbor scenes ;

Areas: Springfield, OH (1855-?) ; New York, NY (by 1873) ; Paris, France (1876-1884, 1923-1926) ; Brittany, France (1876) ; Normandy, France (1876) ; Dordrecht, Netherlands (ca.1882-3) ; London, England (1883) ; Holland, Netherlands (1884) ; Venice, Italy ; Belgium ; LaRoshell, France ;
Region: Mid-west ; Europe ;
Lived: 191 Montague Street, Brooklyn, NY (1879) ;  Paris, France (1880-1882) ; art studio on the water, London, England (1883) ; 95 Rue de Vaugirard, Paris, France (1883-1884) ; 44 West 30th Street, New York, NY (1888) ; 11 East 14th Street, New York, NY (1890) ; no.1, Boulevard de Clichy, Paris, France (1910-1913) ;
Father: William Goodman Boggs (1807-1889), was a newspaper executive ;
Mother: Anna Frances (Blake) Boggs (1823-1889) ;
Relatives: Alexander Alick Boggs (1850-1852), brother ; Frances Maria Boggs (1825-1895), half-sister ; William Goodman Boggs Jr (1830-1899), half-brother ; Mary Elizabeth Boggs (1832-1906), half-sister ; Emma Louisa Boggs (1835-1876), half-sister ; Sarah Elizabeth Boggs (1836-1881), half-sister ; James Wood Boggs (1838-1844), half-brother ; Harriet F Boggs (1839-1876), half-sister ; Alsimora (Alzamora) Boggs (1840-1843), half-sister ;
Spouse: Louise (Deloince) Boggs, married July, 1877 in London, England ; Joséphine Gaintza, second wife
Children: Frank-Will(iam) Gaintza Boggs, Jr.) (1900-1950), son, also a painter who lived in France ;

Training: Stage-set design in Paris, France but with no school for the specialty, Boggs studies at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France under Jean Leon Gerome (1824-1904) (1876) ;
Instructors: Jean Leon Gerome (1824-1904) ;
Work: Harper’s, New York, NY, woodcut artist at age 17 (1872) ; Bellew’s Comic Monthly, New York, NY, freelance woodcuts (1872) ;  Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, New York, NY (1872) ; Worked with Théodore Deck to decorate ceramics (ca. early 20th-century) ;

Taught: His son, Frank-Will(iam Boggs, Jr.) (1900-1950), but had a difficult relationship (1910-1913) ;
Students:

Member:
Exhibited with: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (1879) ; Brooklyn Art Association, Brooklyn, NY (May 1875, December 1877, April 1879, May 1880, January 1884, March 1891, July 1892) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1879, 1882, 1884, 1888, 1890) ; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (1880, 1883, 1917) ; Paris Salons, Paris, France (almost every year in his life from 1880-1890, 1893-1899) ; Groupil & Co., London, England solo exhibition & sale, “Sketches in oil and water colours”, 40-50 works most in oil (December, 1883) ; American Art Association, New York, NY (1884) ; Paris Universal Exposition, Paris, France (1889) ;
Awards: American Art Association, New York, NY, award winner (1884) ; New York, won award or purchase prize of $2,500 (1885) ; Paris Universal Exposition, Paris, France, silver medal winner (1889) ; Paris, France, Legion of honor, dies one day before receiving the award (1926) ; World Columbian Exposition, Chicago, IL, silver medal (1893) ; Royal Academy, London, England (1884) ; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (1888, 1897, 1908) ;

Milestones: Became a French citizen in 1923.

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2018.39218

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Record birth date:
September 8, 2018

Last updated: May 26, 2019 at 0:11 am

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