Spring Blossoms, Impressionist Volney A. Richardson


Oil on board measures 20″ x 16″ unframed, signed lower right

Original or period frame measures 27″ x 23″

Frame and painting are in very good condition- Slight bow to board.


Volney Allan Richardson (1880-1955) was born in 1880 in Attica, New York. Volney Allan Richardson was an artist, painter, illustrator, muralist, decorative painter, teacher and lecturer.   Richardson was primarily known for his paintings of floral still lifes, landscapes, murals, forestscapes, marine/harbor scenes, townscapes, figurative works, portraits, and genre-human activity.

Richardson typically worked in oil but was known to use watercolors as well.  After attending Attica High School, Volney studied at the Buffalo School of Fine Arts at the Albright Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY, with William Merritt Chase.  He also studied at the Art Students’ League of Buffalo, NY, and the Art Students’ League in New York City under Edward Dufner, after winning the New York scholarship in 1905. Volney Allan Richardson died in 1955, Houston, Texas.

From AskArt Archives-Auction records up to $6,900.