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May 17, 2013 12:00PMCalender

William Trost Richards (American, 1833-1905) The Stream at the Forest's Edge

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2655B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 17, 2013 12:00PM


William Trost Richards (American, 1833-1905)

The Stream at the Forest's Edge
Signed and dated "Wm.T.Richards 1880" l.l.
Watercolor and gouache on paper, sight size 9 1/8 x 13 1/2 in. (23.1 x 34.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Toning to support, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Estate of Gertrude F. Shelley, Boston and South Dartmouth, Massachusetts, prior to 1951, then by descent within her family.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Toning to support visible in u.r. and u.l. quadrants where support is exposed, minor paint loss to paper/board along left edge, measuring approx. 1/4 x 1/8 in., fine craquelure, no additional condition issues to report.

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William Trost Richards, Massachusetts, South Dartmouth, Gertrude F. Shelley