Richard Williams (British, c.1750-1776) Fort George near Inverness 35.6 x 52.1 cm. (14 x 20 1/2 in.)
Lot 50
Richard Williams (British, c.1750-1776) Fort George near Inverness 35.6 x 52.1 cm. (14 x 20 1/2 in.) within a leather bound album containing views of Britain and the Continent by the same hand, unframed, (qty).
Sold for £1,680 (US$ 2,788) inc. premium
Lot Details
Richard Williams (British, c.1750-1776)
Fort George near Inverness
watercolour
35.6 x 52.1 cm. (14 x 20 1/2 in.)
within a leather bound album containing views of Britain and the Continent by the same hand, unframed, (qty).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Charles Bigelow (b.1884) of Boston, USA.
    By direct descent to the current owner, his grand-daughter.

    Richard Williams was commisioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Welch Fusiliers on 17th August 1768 and promoted to Lieutenant on 13th May 1773. He was on a tour of Continental Europe when the regiment sailed for New York. Williams joined them in Boston, landing on 12th June 1775, he died in the United States.
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