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Publisher: GARNERAY, L.
Title: Vue du Port de Boston. View of the Port of Boston.
Published in: Paris, ca. 1834
Size: 14.4 x 17.7 inches.
36.5 x 45.0 cm.

Condition: Aquatint. In very good condition.
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Superb aquatint town-view of Boston harbor. Painted by L. Garneray and engraved by Himely. Published by Hocquart in Paris and Bailly Ward and Co. of New York.
Second state with the imprint "A Paris chez Hocquart aine Succr de Basset rue St. Jacques No. 64. Depose. New-York Published by Bailly Ward".
city as a bustling port, filled with sailing ships and other vessels, the skyline in the distance dotted picturesquely with church steeples. At the time Garneray drew this view, Boston had transcended its role as the birthplace of the American Revolution to become an international commercial center.

Garneray, the eldest son of the painter Jean-François Garneray, was one of three brothers who all made their living as artists. He studied under his father and the engraver Debucourt, but early in his life decided on a life of adventure and travel, including a period as `un authentique corsair' (Benezit). Returning to France, he settled into a more conventional artistic life, exhibiting at the Paris Salon between 1817 and 1857.
Reference: Deák, Gloria Gilda. Picturing America. Princeton University Press: 1989. 432 and 433.

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GARNERAY, L. - Vue du Port de Boston. View of the Port of Boston.

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