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(b Dunvant, nr. Swansea, 6 June 1903; d London, 9 Nov. 1971). British painter, printmaker, designer, and maker of reliefs, born into a Welsh-speaking family. From 1924 he spent most of his life in London, but he remained close to his Welsh roots. His output was many-sided, and Sir John Rothenstein writes that ‘Richards's work is widely admired but there is little consensus of opinion about its essential character.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)