Ceri Richards CBE: 'Trafalgar Square I'

Ceri Richards CBE (1903-1971) is acknowledged as Wales’ most important artist of the mid-twentieth century. Born in Dunvant, near Swansea, in 1903, he studied at Swansea School of Art, before winning a scholarship to the Royal College of Art, London. A contemporary of, and frequent co-exhibitor with Henry Moore, Ben Nicholson, John Piper and Graham Sutherland, he represented Britain in many international touring exhibitions. In 1962 he was a prizewinner at the Venice Biennale. He is represented in many important museums worldwide, including the Tate which has a collection of over 90 of his works. An accomplished pianist, his work often took a musical theme, notably his series based on Debussy’s Preludes, as well as his 'Hammerklavier Suite' and his 'Beethoven Suite with Variations'. In Wales, he is, perhaps, best known for his paintings and drawings based on Dylan Thomas’s poetry.

Artwork details:

  • Artist: Ceri Richards CBE
  • Title: Trafalgar Square I
  • Date of work: 1962
  • Medium: Lithograph
  • Dimensions: 57 x 81 cm
  • Edition: 100
  • signed and numbered
  • unframed

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