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The Ruins of Fast Castle, Berwickshire, Scotland: The Wolf's Crag of the Bride of Lammermoor

William Trost Richards, American, 1833 - 1905

Geography:
Made in United States, North and Central America

Date:
1892

Medium:
Oil on canvas

Dimensions:
48 x 36 3/8 inches (121.9 x 92.4 cm) Framed: 65 x 53 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches (165.1 x 135.3 x 16.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

Object Location:

* Gallery 111, American Art, first floor

Accession Number:
F1938-1-27

Credit Line:
Bequest of Arthur H. Lea, 1938

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Label:
Richards is famous for his paintings of stormy, rocky coasts, which were widely exhibited throughout the United States and England. Gloomy and dramatic, this view of ruins above a pounding sea comments on the forces of time and nature.


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