05-21-2010 05-21-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2507 Boston
May 21, 2010 12:00PMCalender

William Trost Richards (American, 1833-1905) Crashing Breakers

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2507 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 21, 2010 12:00PM


William Trost Richards (American, 1833-1905)

Crashing Breakers
Signed and dated "Wm T. Richards.02." l.l.
Watercolor on paper, 23 1/8 x 40 1/8 in. (58.8 x 101.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Scratches and old repairs, paper is reinforced with another layer of paper, lined with canvas, and tacked to a wooden stretcher.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Repaired tear 11 inches long to right of signature, repaired tear 1 inch long under the signature, old repair or patch (1 1/4 in.) in center of sky.

The original paper is backed with another layer of archival paper and then with canvas. There are losses of the original paper along the tacking edges.


William Trost Richards