True to life | July 30, 2010 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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Arts & Entertainment - July 30, 2010

True to life

Artist William Trost Richards pursued the 'doctrine of truth to nature' on hikes, over rocks, by the sea

by Rebecca Wallace

People seldom appear in William Trost Richards' paintings, drawings and sketches, and when they do they're tiny. Even boats with billowing sails are secondary. Nature is the star.

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