William Trost Richards

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William Trost Richards
1833-1905
Spouting Rock, Newport, Rhode Island
1877
Watercolor and some tempera over faint preliminary sketch in pencil on wove paper.
14 7/16 x 10 inches (366 x 254 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Victoria Leiter Butler, Mrs. Robert Horne Charles, and Mrs. John Barry Ryan.
1977.13

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Signed and dated in pen and brown ink at lower left, "Wm ["m" superscript] T. Richards 1877"; on verso, in graphite at lower right, "Sporting Rock, Newport. R.I. W.T R 1877"; at lower left, "D.L790".

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Davis & Long Company, New York, 1977.
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