Martha Richardson Fine Art

Martha Richardson Fine Art Martha Richardson Fine Art, located at 38 Newbury Street in Boston’s Back Bay, focuses on the purchase and sale of high quality American and European paint

Since 2012, Martha Richardson Fine Art has exclusively represented the work of John Wilson (American, born 1922 and recently, the estate of Hilda Belcher (American, 1881-1963). Martha has a Master of Arts degree in Italian Renaissance Art History from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. She has also completed her Ph.D. coursework and examinations at the same University. Until 2006, Martha was co-owner of the Richardson-Clarke Gallery. In The Boston Globe, art critic Nancy Stapen wrote that the Richardson-Clarke Gallery “has shown a flair for exhibiting high-quality works.” While running her first gallery, Martha mounted numerous exhibitions including American Painters in Venice, Cape Ann Artists, Artists of New Hampshire, Americans in Paris, and Drawings: William Morris Hunt and His Circle, among others. The gallery continues to hold exhibitions, most notably John Wilson: Mexico, 1950-1956, Agnes Weinrich: American Modernist, Charles Hovey Pepper: Boston Modernist and Hilda Belcher: paintings, drawings & watercolors. Prior to moving to Boston in 1988, Martha was employed by Sotheby’s, New York. She was an Assistant Vice President and expert in the American Painting Department until she left the company to pursue her doctoral studies. While a doctoral student, she continued with the Sotheby’s Appraisal Company as a consultant appraiser of American and European Fine Art. At this time, Martha taught in the American Arts Program at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art. From 1988-1994, Martha was the Director of the Fine Arts Department at Grogan & Company, an auction house then located in Boston. She was responsible for evaluating and cataloguing the American and European paintings, drawings, sculpture and prints that were consigned for sale and for insurance and fair market appraisals of fine art. Martha Richardson is a member of The Appraiser’s Registry of New England. She also serves on the Board of the Brookline Library Foundation and the Advisory Committee of Gateway Arts, a non-profit organization in Brookline that supports artists with disabilities.


Happy 2015 everyone!! Although its snowing outside feel free to warm up by visiting the gallery and seeing what is new on display!!

Gallery Hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10 am - 5 pm


Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, everyone!
We will close today at 3pm and reopen as usual on Tuesday December 2nd at 11am.

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38 Newbury St
Boston, MA

Opening Hours

Tuesday 11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 11:00 - 17:00
Thursday 11:00 - 17:00
Friday 11:00 - 17:00
Saturday 11:00 - 05:00


(617) 266-3321


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