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Ceri Richards (1903-1971)

Welsh painter and designer. Ceri Giraldus Richards was born in Dunvant, Swansea, and from 1921 attended Swansea School of Art before studying at the Royal College of Art in London between 1924 and 1927. In London his work became increasingly influenced by the European avant-garde, and by the 1950s Ceri Richards was the most internationally-celebrated Welsh painter of his generation.

Further reading

Mel Gooding, Ceri Richards (Moffat: Cameron & Hollis, 2002).

Peter Lord, The Visual Culture of Wales: Imaging the Nation (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2000), pp. 375-85.

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Artwork from the Blessed Sacrament Chapel
designer: Ceri Richards
about 1967
Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool
Blessed Sacrament Chapel

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