Richards was associated with the British surrealists and this work adds to nucleus collection of surrealist works at Southampton.
La Cathedral engloutie by Ceri Richards, 1961
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- Oil on canvas
- 1) 16 x 21 cm; 2) 24 x 29 cm
- Acquired in:
- Bequeathed by:
- Ann Forsdyke through The Art Fund
This work forms part of a large bequest from Mrs Ann Forsdyke. Mrs Forsdyke worked at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in the 1950s as assistant to the Director Bryan Robertson. She forged relationships with a number of artists during this time who later came to be represented in her collection.