London, South Kensington
16 July 2014
Ceri Richards, R.A. (1903-1971)
Drawing for a Poem by Dylan Thomas
signed and dated ‘Ceri Richards/1947’ (lower left)
ink and watercolour
14¾ x 21½ in. (37.5 x 54.6 cm.)
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Bradford, City of Bradford Art Gallery, Cartwright Memorial Hall, Jubilee Exhibition, 1954, no. 18.
The present work is a drawing for Dylan Thomas’s poem of 1934, The force that through the green fuse drives the flower. 2014 marks the centenary of the poet's birth, which is being celebrated throughout the year with events held in Wales and the UK.
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