signed and dated ‘1946’; titled and inscribed ‘No.8’ on the reverse
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The Pianist, 1946
with The Piccadilly Gallery, London;
Private Collection, February 1968
Bristol, Royal West of England Academy, Drawing On, 21 March – 7 June 2015;
Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, The Human Face, 27 January – 12 March 2016
This painting complements Girl at the Piano, 1960, also in the collection. In this painting, made fourteen years earlier, Richards has used a lighter palette. The work also shows more directly the influence of Picasso, especially in the treatment of the pianist’s face.