Frank Myers Boggs

Honfleur – The Artists – Boggs, Frank Myers

This page forms part of a series of pages dedicated to the many artists who worked in Honfleur. 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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1885 - Frank Myers Boggs - The Lieutenancy of Honfleur
1885 – Frank Myers Boggs – The Lieutenancy of Honfleur

TODAY: The Lieutenancy building in Honfleur still exists today and is one of the most visible building in the city.

1886 - Frank Myers Boggs - The Harbor at Honfleur
1886 – Frank Myers Boggs – The Harbor at Honfleur
1889 - Frank Myers Boggs - Honfleur
1889 – Frank Myers Boggs – Honfleur
1898 - Frank Myers Boggs - Honfleur, fishing fleet
1898 – Frank Myers Boggs – Honfleur, fishing fleet

TODAY: There still is an active fishing fleet in Honfleur.

1904 - Frank Myers Boggs - Honfleur
1904 – Frank Myers Boggs – Honfleur

TODAY: Most of Honfleur’s city centre are still narrow streets lined with cobblestones.

1921 - Frank Myers Boggs - Honfleur, a street
1921 – Frank Myers Boggs – Honfleur, a street

TODAY: The painting was made with the Lieutenancy on the left, while the street that lies alongside the Old Port Basin (Bassin du Vieux Port), all along this road you will find only restaurants.

1921 - Frank Myers Boggs - Honfleur
1921 – Frank Myers Boggs – Honfleur
1921 - Frank Myers Boggs - The Port of Honfleur
1921 – Frank Myers Boggs – The Port of Honfleur

TODAY: The former port is now called the “Bassin du Vieux Port”, and is lined with restaurants and some shops.

???? - Frank Myers Boggs - Boat in the Harbour of Honfleur
???? – Frank Myers Boggs – Boat in the Harbour of Honfleur
???? - Frank Myers Boggs - Honfleur
???? – Frank Myers Boggs – Honfleur
???? - Frank Myers Boggs - Honfleur
???? – Frank Myers Boggs – Honfleur
???? - Frank Myers Boggs - Honfleur Basin
???? – Frank Myers Boggs – Honfleur Basin
???? - Frank Myers Boggs - Honfleur ship building
???? – Frank Myers Boggs – Honfleur ship building
???? - Frank Myers Boggs - Honfleur, de la Chasse Basin
???? – Frank Myers Boggs – Honfleur, de la Chasse Basin
???? - Frank Myers Boggs - Honfleur, France
???? – Frank Myers Boggs – Honfleur, France
???? - Frank Myers Boggs - Honfleur, Market Place Sainte-Catherine
???? – Frank Myers Boggs – Honfleur, Market Place Sainte-Catherine

TODAY: The Saint-Catherine square is still host of weekly market, centered around the Saint-Catherine church.

???? - Frank Myers Boggs - Honfleur, Sailboats at sea
???? – Frank Myers Boggs – Honfleur, Sailboats at sea
???? - Frank Myers Boggs - Market at Honfleur
???? – Frank Myers Boggs – Market at Honfleur
???? - Frank Myers Boggs - Tall ship in the port of Honfleur
???? – Frank Myers Boggs – Tall ship in the port of Honfleur
???? - Frank Myers Boggs - The Market Place at Honfleur
???? – Frank Myers Boggs – The Marketplace at Honfleur

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):

Honfleur was (and is) a very picturesque town, so it saw many artists capturing the beauty of this very scenic town. The reason it has so many tourists is obvious…. it’s very pretty. Here are some of the artists that have come to apply their art in the town (a link, symbolized by a ““, to the artist’s works will appear when published. A “*” indicates that the artist did not work directly in Honfleur but instead worked outside of Honfleur in a nearby town).

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