Lot 117: Herbert Davis Richter (1874 - 1955)
November 12, 2016
Sarasota, FL, USALive Auction
Description: Herbert Davis Richter (Germany, United Kingdom, England, 1874 - 1955) Still life, oil on canvas. Depicting a vase with an arrangement of flowers, with figurines situated on each side of the vase. Sight size: 19.5 x 23 inches. Upon graduation from the London Art School, Richter achieved overnight success as a still-life painter and began exhibiting at all the major British art institutions. In 1906, he exhibited at and became a member of both the Royal Academy and Royal British Society of Artists. In 1920 he joined the Royal Institute and in 1937 the Royal Watercolour Society. One man exhibitions of his work were held at the Brook Street Gallery in 1913, St. George's Gallery in 1923 and the Leicester Gallery in 1925. Examples of his work are in the collections of The Manchester City Art Gallery; Harrogate Art Gallery; Leighton House Gallery; Crawford Municipal School of Art & Museum, Cork; University of Leeds; Victoria & Albert Museum and Oldham Art Gallery.