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Thomas Shotter Boys

Thomas Shotter Boys (1803–1874)
Two Children by a Lake with Buildings and Ruins Beyond
Point of brush and watercolor, over pencil
9 5/8 x 13 1/8 in. (244 x 333 mm)
Purchased on the Fellows Fund; 1985.59
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Boys met the artist Richard Parkes Bonington (1801–1828) in Paris in 1825. It was apparently Bonington who persuaded Boys to abandon engraving and take up painting. Boys absorbed Bonington's manner of painting and his sense of color. He used touches of pure red to enliven the cool palette of this landscape.

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