Frank Myers Boggs

Bayeux – The Artists – Boggs, Frank Myers

This page forms part of a series of pages dedicated to the many artists who worked in Bayeux. A full list of all the artists with a link to their works can be found at the bottom of this page.

Frank Boggs
Frank Boggs

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Frank Boggs (1855 – 1926) was an American (and later French) painter (he was born in the USA, but he died in France).

He studied art in Paris, and travelled between France (mostly Normandy), The Netherlands, Italy and Belgium.

He naturelized to French citizenship.

He is buried at the Paris-based Pere-Lachaise cemetery next to his artist son (Frank-Will Boggs).

Click here to read Boggs’ full bio (in French only) on Wikipedia.

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NOTE: To our knowledge, Boggs did not work in Bayeux itself, but instead worked in nearby Grandcamp.


The town of Grandcamp-Maisy (population: 1,630) lies to the North/West of Bayeux along the coast.

1896 - Frank Myers Boggs - Beaching the Boats at Grandcamps, Normandy
1896 – Frank Myers Boggs – Beaching the Boats at Grandcamps, Normandy

Here are the places in France that Boggs painted in (a link “” to his works in these cities will appear below when that city is online):

Artists featured on our site who painted in Bayeux (but not limited to) are (a “*” indicates that the artist did not work directly in Bayeux, instead worked in a nearby town):

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