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Venus and Neptune
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Venus and Neptune

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Description The Anglo-American artist George Boughton was highly acclaimed for his humorous, sometimes sentimental subjects. In the early 1880s, he visited the Dutch coastal towns searching for picturesque subjects. Here, he contrasts the appearances of a pretty Dutch milkmaid and a wizened seaman.
Date Description Narrative
12/31/1969Examinationexamined for loan
5/17/1977Treatmentcoated; inpainted; varnish removed or reduced
  • From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
Provenance Dechamps, London; purchased by William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1882; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Inscriptions "G. H. Boughton," signed lower left
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1882

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ca. 1882
oil on panel
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 20 15/16 x W: 14 in. (53.2 x 35.5 cm); Framed H: 32 1/2 × W: 25 1/2 × D: 4 in. (82.55 × 64.77 × 10.16 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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