The Rape of the Sabines was a theme suffused with a wartime preoccupation with birth and death which occupied Richards in 1947-8.
The Rape of the Sabines by Ceri Richards, 1949
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- 38 x 55 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £625 ( Total: £2,500)
- Acquired in:
- 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.
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