I have a Franklin Boggs sketch measuring 13 1/2 inches in width and 10 1/2 inches in height.
Written in the bottom left hand corner is "Night Evacuation" and in the lower right hand corner is signed "Franklin Boggs 1944."
It is in great condition.
About Franklin Boggs-
Franklin Boggs received his art education at the Fort Wayne Art School and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
He began his art career painting murals for the U.S. Post Office. At the outbreak of World War II, he was one of twelve artists commissioned by the Abbott Laboratories to document the work of the Army Medical Department in the South Pacific.
After the war, Boggs became a full professor and artist in residence at the Beloit College where he continued to work as a muralist and was named one of America's leading young artists by LIFE magazine and has won nationwide recognition for his imaginative works.
His art has been exhibited in many U.S. museums including the Metropolitan, Corcoran, Legion of honor and Chicago Art Institute. His art has also been exhibited in public buildings, medical centers, educational institutions, and leading galleries nationwide.
Winner of many art competitions over the years, he also gave lectures on contemporary art and modern architecture in several European countries and exhibited two collections of American art work a special American children's art exhibit and a collection of American Indian art and artifacts from Beloit College's Logan Museum of Anthropology.
***W. Franklin Boggs died of natural causes Nov. 7 in Beloit. He was 95.