William Trost Richards (American, 1833-1905)
Signed and dated "Wm. T. Richards.97." l.l., identified on a label from Peridot Gallery, New York, and on a clipping from a Christie's auction catalog, both affixed to the frame backing paper.
Watercolor and pencil on paper/board, sight size 15 3/4 x 24 1/2 in. (40.0 x 62.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered very small accretions mainly to sky, not examined out of frame.
Provenance: Peridot Gallery, New York; Christie's New York, Rockefeller Center, May 29, 1987, Lot 59; to the current private Massachusetts collection.
The Christie's catalog entry indicates that the work is on board, measuring approximately 18 x 26 1/4 inches.
Framed dimensions are 23 1/4 x 32 x 1 inches.
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