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An image of La cathédrale engloutie, No. 3 by Ceri Richards

Ceri Richards

(Wales 06 Jun 1903 – 09 Nov 1971)

La cathédrale engloutie, No. 3
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

126.6 x 76.2 cm stretcher; 132.5 x 81.5 x 6.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., scratched into paint "Ceri Richards 1957".
Purchased 1957
Accession number
© Ceri Richards, 1957/DACS. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Not on display
Provenance (1)

The Redfern Gallery, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Redfern Gallery 1957. Purchased from the exhibition 'New Paintings by Ceri Richards'.

Bibliography (4)

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 165 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 151. 1847

European Masters, The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1960: Souvenir catalogue of special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, Paintings, Adelaide, 1960. 6

David Thompson, Ceri Richards, London, 1963.

Exhibition history (4)

New Paintings by Ceri Richards, The Redfern Gallery, London, 14 May 1957–08 Jun 1957

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1957, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Feb 1958–16 Mar 1958

Paintings by European masters: Adelaide Festival of Arts 1960, National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 12 Mar 1960–26 Mar 1960

18 British Paintings from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, Jun 1965–Jul 1965