Thomas Shotter Boys was born in London but moved to Paris in 1824. There he joined a community of British artists who had come to the city for artistic inspiration. In this picture we see France’s major cultural monuments and the workers who labor in their shadows.
Medium: Pencil, pen, brown ink, and watercolor on paper
Inscriptions: Signed and dated lower right: “T. Boys, 1829”
Dimensions: H: 9 1/4 x W: 13 in.
Collection: Julian Wood Glass Jr. Collection
Category: Works on Paper - Landscapes
Purchased May 29, 1987 from Spink & Son Ltd. Exhibited: English Watercolour Drawings Annual Exhibition (May 11 - 19, 1987) Spink & Son Ltd., St. Jame's London #84.