Lot 226
Joseph Henry Boston (American, 1860-1954), River Nocturne
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on board, monogrammed at lower right, presented in a later frame.

Board 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.; Frame dimensions 20 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.

Private Collection, North Carolina

Originally from Connecticut, Joseph Henry Boston is most closely associated with New York. At the age of 15, he enrolled in the antique class at the National Academy of Design school in 1875. He first exhibited at the Academy's annual in 1884, and would be included in a total of fifty-eight annual exhibitions.

Boston is best known for his society portraits and impressionist landscapes. He held memberships at the National Academy of Design, The Society of American Artists, the Salmagundi Club, the Brooklyn Art Club, the National Arts Club and the Lotos Club in New York.

Some surface grime; rubbing to edges and corners of board; no evidence of restoration visible under UV light.

$400 - 800