Artist biography

Frances RICHARDS b. 1903

Painter, illustrator and pottery designer. Born 1 August 1903 at Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, daughter of a pottery artist. Studied at Burslem School of Art 1919–24 and worked as a pottery designer before winning a National Scholarship to the R.C.A. 1924–7. Married the painter Ceri Richards in 1929. Illustrated the Book of Revelation, published in London and New York 1931. First one-man show at the Redfern Gallery 1945.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II