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William Trost Richards (American, 1833-1905) Coastal View with Distant Lighthouse and Sailing Vessels

Auction:
2387
Lot:
73
Sold for:
$23,000$23,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2387
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2007 4:00PM

Description:

William Trost Richards (American, 1833-1905)

Coastal View with Distant Lighthouse and Sailing Vessels
Signed "Wm T. Richard 1871" l.l., monogrammed and dated "WTR 1871" l.c.
Watercolor with whiting on paper, sight size 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (16.5 x 14.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Toning, scattered staining, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Out of the frame the work is laid down onto board. The work is toned throughout. There are scattered areas of staining and/or foxing. There is also a very light surface abrasions that runs vertically down most of the composition. There is an mild area of damage u.c. There are pencil annotations in the margins that entend into the image u.c. and c.r. that are not visible when framed.

Keywords

William Trost Richards, Distant Lighthouse, Painting, Watercolor painting

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