3 June 2004
John Inigo Richards, R.A. (c.1720-1810)
Figures outside a cottage
signed with initials and dated 'J:R. R.A./1800.' (lower right) and inscribed 'Richards to his Ingeniou[s]...' (on the reverse of the backing)
black ink, pencil and watercolour with scratching out
8¾ x 10¼ in. (22.5 x 26.2 cm.)
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Richards was a foundation member of the Royal Academy and Secretary from 1788 till his death. Formerly a scene painter his subject matter often consists of castles and country houses.
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