Ceri Richards 1903-1971

<span class="title">The Sabine Women<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">1948</span>
<span class="title">Cycle of Nature: Blue & Red<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">1965-68</span>
<span class="title">Red Interior with Music by Albeniz<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">1949</span>
<span class="title">The Flowering Skull<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">c.1965</span>
<span class="title">The Force that through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">1964</span>
<span class="title">Tinplate Worker Mopping his Brow<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">1942</span>
<span class="title">Costerwoman (Blue)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">1942</span>
<span class="title">The Artist in his Studio<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">1936/7</span>
<span class="title">Two Costers in a Pub<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">1942</span>
<span class="title">Tinplate Worker Booting Up<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">1942</span>
<span class="title">The Rape of the Sabines<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">1947</span>
<span class="title">Two Tinplate Workers on a Break (Green)<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">1942</span>
<span class="title">The Sculptor<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">1934</span>
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...