La Cathedral engloutie by Ceri Richards

Richards was associated with the British surrealists and this work adds to nucleus collection of surrealist works at Southampton.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
1) 16 x 21 cm; 2) 24 x 29 cm
Acquired in:
2010
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.

Provenance

Ann Forsdyke.

Venue details

Southampton City Art Gallery Civic Centre, SOUTHAMPTON Hampshire SO14 7LP 023 8083 2277 www.southampton.gov.uk/art

Entry details

Free to all
Offers with National Art Pass

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