The Rape of the Sabines by Ceri Richards

The Rape of the Sabines was a theme suffused with a wartime preoccupation with birth and death which occupied Richards in 1947-8.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
38 x 55 cm
Art Fund grant:
£625 ( Total: £2,500)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Marlborough Fine Art

Matisse was a primary source of inspiration for the Sabines series and Richards refers specifically to La Danse for the composition, forms and use of colour.

Provenance

Marlborough Fine Art.

Venue details

Pallant House Gallery 9 North Pallant, CHICHESTER West Sussex PO19 1TJ 01243 774557 www.pallant.org.uk

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