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View of Bayeux

Artist:
Thomas Shotter Boys (British, London 1803–1874 London)
Date:
1832
Medium:
Brush and watercolor over graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 9/16 x 7 3/4 in. (26.9 x 19.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1966
Accession Number:
67.55.8
Not on view
Signature: Signed in brown ink at lower margin of verso: "Thos. Boys 1832"

Inscription: Inscribed in pen and black ink at lower margin of nineteenth-century mat (now detached): "Cathedral of Bayeux in Normandy"
Inscribed in pen and black ink at lower margin of nineteenth-century mat (now detached): "T.S. Boys/ 1803-1874"
Inscribed in graphite at upper margin of verso of nineteenth-century mat (now detached): "Belonged to Mrs. Foster, wife of Rev. E. Foster, Chaplain to/ British Embassy at Paris circa 1900-1925/ Cathedral of Bayeux in Normandy"

Marking: Stamp on verso of nineteenth-century mat (now detached): "Lambert and Co. 100 Knightsbridge S.W./ Picture Frame Makers/ Gilders/ Artists...Colormen/ And/ Printsellers."
Donor: Susan Dwight Bliss
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 25, 2005–October 23, 2005.

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