Ceri Richards Drawing 1936

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Artwork details

Artist
Ceri Richards 1903–1971
Title
Drawing
Date 1936
Medium Ink on paper
Dimensions Support: 438 x 584 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1976
Reference
T02040
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T02040 DRAWING 1936

Inscribed ‘Ceri Richards 1936’, b.r.
Pen and wash on paper, 17 3/4 × 23 (45.6 × 58.5)
Purchased from the Artist's Estate (Grant-in-Aid) 1976
Exh: Ceri Richards, Whitechapel Art Gallery, June–July 1960 (105); Ceri Richards Relief Constructions, Paintings and Drawings 1931–1939, Fischer Fine Art, February–March 1974 (46, repr.); Art Then, Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh, August–September 1974 (59)
Repr: Axis No.7, Autumn 1936, p.15

One of many ‘black and white’ drawings dating from the mid-thirties. In a number of related reliefs the artist similarly explored the contrast of lights and darks.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1976-8: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1979

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