4 February 2004
This lot is offered without a reserve
William Williams (1727-1791)
Study of a planter
signed 'W.A. Williams' 1765 (upper right) and inscribed by another hand 'Williams 1762' (center left)
red chalk on paper laid down on paper
16 7/16 x 10¼ in. (418 x 260 mm.)
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William Williams was born in England but spent most of his life as an artist in Philadelphia and New York. He taught Benjamin West painting in Philadelphia early in West's career.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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