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The Original Blue Boy at the Huntington Library

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Paintings1785 of 2205Art Nouveau/Victorian PaintingAcrylic on Board 2 of 2"Loon Spirit and Golden Sun"Russel Noganosh,Circa 1980-90
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    Posted 6 years ago

    fortapache
    (2685 items)

    Some photos I took of the original Blue Boy and Pinkie at the Huntington Library near Pasadena. Blue Boy was painted by Thomas Gainsborough around 1770. A couple things people may not know is that the painting is life sized as is Pinkie (different artist). Also it is much brighter than one would think, could be the lighting but when you see it you know you are looking at a masterpiece ie it pops.
    It is kept in a new addition to the Huntington Mansion. The last photo is a hallway in the Huntington Mansion. The library is in another building but the area is known as the Huntington Library.

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    Comments

    1. Caperkid, 6 years ago
      Awesome information was discussing this with someone today.
    2. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      It'sma wonderful painting, isn't it?
    3. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you very much Caperkid.
    4. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you very much austrohungaro and yes it is.
    5. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you
      racer4four
      austrohungaro
      aghcollect
      kyratango
      ttomtucker
    6. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you kerry10456.
    7. Trey Trey, 6 years ago
      I have a tin with his picture and the Blue Boy Brand name:)
    8. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you very much Trey. I think the reproductions are becoming antiques too.
    9. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you Roycroftbooksfromme1.
    10. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      stunning!!!!! very beautiful!!!
    11. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you sklo42.
    12. fortapache fortapache, 6 years ago
      Thank you very much Sean and it is indeed.

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