WILLIAM TROST RICHARDS (1833-1905)
signed and dated 'Wm T. Richards. 1901.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
22 x 36 in. (55.9 x 91.4 cm.)
Painted in 1901.
Private collection, Massachusetts, 1907.
By descent to the present owner.
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This report was prepared by Simon Parkes Art Conservation, Inc.:
The work has been restored. The canvas has a non-wax lining. The stretcher is original. The paint layer is cleaned and varnished. There are a few tiny retouches addressing some thinness to the paint layer in the upper right and in the lowest darkest clouds in the sky in the center and center right. There are otherwise no retouches. The picture should be hung in its current state.
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Please note this lot is sold and shipped framed
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