Thomas Shotter Boys

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Thomas Shotter Boys
1803-1874
View of Lac d'Allos with Mont Pelat in the Background
Watercolor, gum arabic, some tempera, over of black chalk on rough "Cox" paper.
10 7/8 x 19 5/8 inches (277 x 498 mm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Tang.
1982.99

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Inscription: 
Inscribed on verso at lower right, in graphite, "Chateau Crussol(?) & Mont Pelate / pres Valence on the Rhone"; above this, "40"; in another hand, dealer's notations, "H ... H".
Provenance: 
The artist's sale, London, 30 Acacia Road, St. John's Wood, [1874?]; purchased at the sale by a private collector, England; Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Tang, New York.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 240.
James Roundell, Thomas Shotter Boys, 1803-1874, London, 1974, 60, 208, pl. 102.

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Watermark: none visible through lining.

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