Identification and Creation
Object Number
1954.28
People
William Trost Richards, American (Philadelphia, PA 1833 - 1905 Newport, RI)
Title
Coast Near Boscastle, Cornwall
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1878-1879
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/228697
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvasboard
Dimensions
24.8 x 39.7 cm (9 3/4 x 15 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l.: Wm. T. Richards
Provenance
The artist's daughter Anna Richards (Mrs. William T.) Brewster; her bequest to the National Academy of Design, 1952; gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1954.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Presented by the National Academy of Design from the Mrs. William T. Brewster Bequest
Accession Year
1954
Object Number
1954.28
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press (U.S.) (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 279, cat. no. 291, reproduced in color

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