American, (1833-1905)
Rocky Coast
oil on canvas laid down on panel
signed and dated lower left "Wm. T. Richards 1869," inscribed on the reverse "Painted by William T. Richards"

oil on canvas laid down on panel
25 3/8 x 42 1/4 inches

  • Provenance: Insurance Company of North America, 1937; Cigna Museum and Art Collection, ca. 1988-2004; Private Collection, Georgia.
  • Exhibited: Tokyo, Japan, Seiji Memorial Yasuda Kasai Museum of Art (and traveling), "Ships at Sea: Marine Art from the CIGNA Museum and Art Collection, 1988-2003 p. 36, 70, illus. p. 27.

    Framed dimensions: 43 x 60 x 6 inches

    Tags: oil painting, listed artist, European subject, Hudson River School
  • Condition: overall very good condition, very minor inpaint; very thinly painted; in a period frame; varnish inconsistencies upper left
    Condition Report Note:
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