Newport Beach, 1873

by William Trost Richards (1833–1905)
Oil on canvas laid down on panel
24⅛ x 44¼ inches
Signed and dated lower right: WM. T. Richards - 1873.


Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts

Sale, Sotheby’s, New York, New York, November 28, 2007, lot 188

Private collection

Alexander Gallery, New York, New York

Private collection, Pennsylvania

Avery Galleries, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Private collection, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania


Matthew N. Johnson, Narrating the Landscape: Print Culture and American Expansion in the Nineteenth Century (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016), 79, fig. 25.

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Artist Biography

American Marine Painter

By Nina Sangimino

Best known for his luminous seascapes, Richards began his career painting landscapes influenced by the Pre-Raphaelite tradition.

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William Trost Richards was one of the most accomplished American artists of the nineteenth century and enjoyed a long and successful career in

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