• Important American Paintings,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2225

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    2 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 53

    William Trost Richards (1833-1905)

    On the Coast of New England

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    William Trost Richards (1833-1905)
    On the Coast of New England
    signed and dated 'Wm. T. Richards. 94.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    27¼ x 47 in. (69.2 x 119.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    George E. Lemon.
    Private collection, by descent.
    Gift to the present owner from the above, 1897.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND


    Literature

    Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art Handbook to American Paintings, Washington, D.C., 1947, p. 45.
    D.W. Phillips, A Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, vol. 1, Washington, D.C., 1966, p. 130.


    Exhibited

    Chevy Chase, Maryland, GEICO Corporate Headquarters, November 1978-February 3, 1989, on loan.