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    Sale 5883

    20th Century British Art including The Olga Davenport Collection

    25 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 70

    Ceri Richards (1903-1971)

    Elegy for Vernon Watkins

    Price Realised  


    Ceri Richards (1903-1971)
    Elegy for Vernon Watkins
    signed and dated 'Ceri Richards 71' (lower right)
    silver paint, watercolour, wax crayon and gouache on paper
    16¾ x 12 in. (42.6 x 30.4 cm.)

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    Vernon Watkins was a Welsh poet and close friend of Dylan Thomas. Watkins was a member of the Swansea group known as the 'Kardomah boys' along with Ceri Richards and Alfred Janes, the composer Daniel Jenkyn Jones and writer Charles Fisher.

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