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"