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Lot 78
William Trost Richards
Cows in a Pasture 23 1/8 x 37 1/8 in. (58.7 x 94.3 cm.)
25 May 2023, 14:00 EDT
New York

US$40,000 - US$60,000

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William Trost Richards (1833-1905)

Cows in a Pasture
signed and dated 'WMT. Richards. 1878.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
23 1/8 x 37 1/8 in. (58.7 x 94.3 cm.)
Painted in 1878.


Joseph Wharton Lippencott (1887-1976), Philadelphia.
Private collection, by descent within the family of the above.
Sale, Christie's, New York, March 3, 2011, lot 193.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

The present work was once in the collection of Joseph Wharton Lippincott, noted publisher, author, naturalist, and sportsman. He was the grandson of Joshua Ballinger Lippincott (1813-1886), founder of Philadelphia's J.B. Lippincott Company, and the grandson of industrialist Joseph Wharton (1826-1909), founder of the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania.

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