Near Paradise, Newport

1877
William Trost Richards (American, 1833–1905)


Dimensions

Sheet: 58.4 x 68.6 cm (23 x 27 in.) Framed: 76.8 x 113.7 cm (30 1/4 x 44 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.27.154

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor over graphite pencil on pink-buff paper ("carpet paper"), stretched and tacked on a wooden panel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Very thick, rough textured, pink-buff wove paper (“carpet paper”), stretched and tacked on a wooden panel

Inscription

Signed and dated on lower left in black wash: Wm T. Richards. 1877; and on reverse of panel: Near Paradise, Newport / Wm T. Richards

Provenance

With Earles Galleries, PA; Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, NY; Richards Sale, 1906, possibly no. 255, "Paradise Valley, Newport"; acquired by gift 1927

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Arthur Astor Carey