Conanicut, Rhode Island


Size: 8 7/8 x 13 5/8 inches (22.5 x 34.6 cm)
Medium: Watercolor
Signed and dated lower right: W. T. Richards. 1874.
Why We Love It

Richards is undoubtedly one of the most masterful painters of coastal imagery. In this watercolor he demonstrates his incredible skill by capturing the breadth of this vast seashore on a small scale. Richards’ marvelous technique combined with the poetic quality of this powerful little painting make this piece a real treasure for any art collection.

The Value

Richards’ small watercolors are true treasures. His ability to capture the look and feel of the landscape on a small scale is unparalleled. This work is in excellent condition and has a very fine period frame, making it a wonderful little package.