10 May 2018
William Trost Richards (1833-1905)
Yellow Carn of Cornwall
signed and dated 'Wm. T. Richards. 1879.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
25 x 45 in. (63.5 x 114.3 cm.)
Painted in 1879.
Private collection, Pennsylvania, acquired from the above.
Private collection, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.
Christie's, New York, 2 December 1988, lot 83, sold by the above.
Acquired by the late owners from the above.
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R. Ellsworth, et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Arts of Asia and Neighboring Cultures, vol. III, New York, 1993, pp. 429-30, no. 321, illustrated.
Brooklyn, New York, Social Art Club, March 1880.
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