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William Trost Richards

[American Painter, 1833-1905]

• Relationships: Father of Anna Richards Brewster.
Studied under Paul Weber.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Landscapes/Maritime Art.
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    William Trost Richards Works Online    
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Original works by William Trost Richards available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteWilliam Trost Richards at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Glade at Oldmixon, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1881/90

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Mount Desert, 1866

Notable SiteWilliam Trost Richards at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
In the Woods, 1860

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Morning, Sea View

Brandywine River Museum, Pennsylvania

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, California
Plant Study (And Some Fell Among Thorns), 1862

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Untitled (Seascape)

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Long Island Museum of American Art, History and Carriages, Stony Brook, New York
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
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Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Many works online

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
14 works online

New-York Historical Society
June Woods (Germantown), 1864

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Trevalga Head, Cornwall, 1885

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, New York
A Painter's Sampler, ca.1860

Seattle Art Museum
Farmland in Chester Co., Pa.

William Trost Richards at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
From "Getting the Picture: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art"

Spartanburg County Museum of Art, Spartanburg
Coast of Bude, watercolor, 1889

Springfield Museum of Art, Ohio

The Huntington Library, California

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Seascape with Distant Lighthouse, Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1873

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWilliam Trost Richards at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteWilliam Trost Richards at The Athenaeum  
146 works online by Richards

William Trost Richards at CGFA  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Why We Think Nature is Beautiful
Illustrated article by Eugene C. Hargrove

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
"Dealers' Insights: William Trost Richards" (2008)

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
The Wood Path, 1856

Resource Library Magazine

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