Ceri Richards 1903-1971

Ceri Richards
The Sabine Women, 1948
oil on canvas
Signed Lower Left
98 x 142.5 cm / 38.5 x 56 in
The Rape of the Sabines was a theme suffused with a wartime preoccupation with death and rebirth which occupied Richards in 1947-8. Matisse was a primary source of inspiration for...