Lot 442
Anna Mary Richards Brewster (American, 1870-1952), Spring Colors, Matunuck, Rhode Island
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas board, with artist's estate stamp to verso, inscribed and dated 1920-1930, presented in a later frame.

Board 13 x 9 in. (approximately); Frame dimensions 16 x 12 in.

Anna Brewster was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of playwright Anna Matlack and the painter William Trost Richards. She studied at the Cowles School of Art in Boston, with William Merritt Chase and John LaFarge at the Art Students Leauge in New York, and the Academie Julian in Paris.

She traveled extensively on her own and with her husband. She also exhibited frequently throughout her life, showing at the Royal Academy in London, the National Academy in New York and numerous galleries.

Minor craquelure to sky in upper left quadrant; no evidence of restoration visible under UV light.