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Lighthouse off Conanicut, R.I.

A1960.3.1

Landscape view, completed on July 31, 1869, of a beach with lighthouse on the horizon.  Located in Conanicut, Rhode Island.

William Trost Richards was a noted landscape artist from Philadelphia who was active for over fifty years.  Richards studied under William Stanley Haseltine and Paul Weber.  His early watercolors and pencil drawings are his best and most important works.

Artist: William Trost Richards (1833 - 1905)

Title: Lighthouse off Conanicut, R.I.

Medium: Watercolor on board

Dates: 1869

Dimensions: 14 in. x 20.25 in.

Signature/Inscription: July 31, '69; Front - Lower right

Culture: American

Accession Number: A1960.3.1

Credit: Gift of Mr. C. Nelson Richards

Tags: 19th century, american, beach, conanicut, landscape, lighthouse, painting, rhode island, richards, seascape, watercolor