William Trost Richards
Portrait

William Trost Richards (June 3, 1833 - April 17, 1905) was an important American landscape artist associated with both the Hudson River School and the American Pre-Raphaelite movement.
Richards first public showing was part of an exhibition in New Bedford, Massachusetts, organized by artist Albert Bierstadt in 1858. In the 1870s, he produced many acclaimed watercolor views of the White Mountains, several of which are now in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Richards exhibited at the National Academy of Design from 1861 to 1899 and at the Brooklyn Art Association from 1863 to 1885. He was elected a full member of the National Academy in 1871.Richards rejected the romanticized and stylized approach of other Hudson River painters and instead insisted on meticulous factual renderings. His views of the White Mountains are almost photographic in their realism. In later years, Richards painted almost exclusively marine watercolors.
His works are featured today in many important American museums, including the National Gallery, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Wadsworth Atheneum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Yale University Art Gallery, the High Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Fogg Art Museum, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art. (From Wikipedia)

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Seascape V - William Trost Richards - www.williamtrostrichards.org
Seascape V
Conanicut Island from Gray Cliff, Newport - William Trost Richards - www.williamtrostrichards.org
Conanicut Island from Gray Cliff, Newport
Coast of Cornwall - William Trost Richards - www.williamtrostrichards.org
Coast of Cornwall
Cathedral Rocks, Achill Island, Ireland - William Trost Richards - www.williamtrostrichards.org
Cathedral Rocks, Achill Island, Ireland
Isle of Skye, Scotland - William Trost Richards - www.williamtrostrichards.org
Isle of Skye, Scotland
Guernsey Cliffs, Channel Islands - William Trost Richards - www.williamtrostrichards.org
Guernsey Cliffs, Channel Islands
Off Conanicut, Newport - William Trost Richards - www.williamtrostrichards.org
Off Conanicut, Newport
Seascape at Sunset - William Trost Richards - www.williamtrostrichards.org
Seascape at Sunset
Leverington Cemetery - William Trost Richards - www.williamtrostrichards.org
Leverington Cemetery
New England Coast - William Trost Richards - www.williamtrostrichards.org
New England Coast
Indian Summer2 - William Trost Richards - www.williamtrostrichards.org
Indian Summer2
Tennysons Farm  Farmington  Isle Of Wight - William Trost Richards - www.williamtrostrichards.org
Tennysons Farm Farmington Isle Of Wight

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