London, South Kensington
25 March 2009
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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