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I have a landscape painting of tall trees and a valley withhills in background would like to know about the artist W.Richter.     thanks al

Wilmer Siegfried Richter (1891-1993) is a listed artist who executed many landscape scenes, notably winter scenes in Pennsylvania.  There is a treasure-trove of biographical material on him online.  I hope this gives you something to go on.  

- Stu


Wilmer Siegfried Richter was born in Philadelphia in 1891. He studied at the Museum School of Industrial Arts, and at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts under W.H. Everett, Daniel Garber, Joseph T. Pearson, and George Obersteuffer. In 1920, Richter became a member of the Philadelphia Sketch Club, and became the Life Class Chairman in 1927.

He was awarded the Life Class Medal in 1932, and was elected to the board of directors in 1935. He was also a member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Club. In 1947, Richter moved to Florida. He is noted for his graphite drawings of industrial sites both in the U.S. and abroad.

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American Fine Art Paintings.
Oils, Watercolors, Sketches. Nineteenth and early Twentieth Century. Hudson River School, Pennsylvania Academy, Cape Ann artists, Ash Can, Woodstock, Florida Indian River, American Impressionists, etc. I can provide some background about artists and perhaps a rough appraisal or guidance towards obtaining a value. I am acquainted with many of the best American art dealers and auction houses. Original works only, I do not follow the print market. I do NOT field questions about prints.

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I have been collecting original American Fine Art for over 20 years. I have curated art shows, and I have served as a dealer, providing appraisals and guidance for the last 8 years.

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