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"The Matterhorn" by Anna Richards Brewster


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View of the Matterhorn

Anna Richards Brewster (American, 1870-1952)

Oil-on-canvas, laid down on masonite; signed with conjoined initials.

Provenance: James Brewster, the artist's nephew. Collection of Dr. Clark S. Marlor.

Brewster was a painter and illustrator born in Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1870. The daughter of Marine painter W.T. Richards, she had a studio in London from 1896 to 1905. She studied with Dennis Bunker; H. Siddons Mowbray; National Academy of Design, with La Farge, Constant and Laurens in Paris and was a pupil of William Chase. She settled in Scarsdale, New York and was a member of the American Watercolor Society and the National Association of Women Artists. She exhibited at the National Academy of Design, 1889 (prize).

She is represented at the Butler Museum; New Britain Museum of Art, Lyman Allyn Museum; Indianapolis Museum of Art; Harvard University and Barnard College.

She is listed in Falk's, Who Was Who in American Art, and Fielding's, Dictionary of American Painters.

Painting size: 13.25" x 8.75"
Frame size: 17.25" x 12.75"