News & Updates

13
AUG

- Hanging Stone (c1952 / c1969) : Records for Hanging Stone (c1952) and Hanging Stone (c1969) have been merged after discovery of a note that made it clear they describe the same work.

- Lincolnshire Farm (1963) : First photo for a work recorded in Richard's sales diary added.

12
AUG

- Farne (1965) : Better quality image added to record and links made to other Farne / Seahouses pictures.

- The Girl with the Drum, Fleetwood (1960) : Better quality image added to record and details amended.

- Still Life with Gourd and Shuttlecock (1954) : Better quality image added to record.

8
AUG

- Tile Decoration (1929) : A photo found in the RE archive has been matched to an existing record. It is the earliest commissioned work we have noted.

- Bait Diggers and Sunbathers (1981-85) : One of our visitors connected a sketch to a painting and that lead to another discovery.

1
AUG

- Found Objects (1960) : Title changed. Photos added to the record. Comments updated.

- The Black Brig (1936) : Exhibition at Waterman Fine Art in 1994 added to provenance.

28
JUL

- Dancing Sailor (c1928) : Previously unrecorded drawing found among letters that Richard had written to his wife Mavis.

24
JUL

- Stranded Boat (1981) : previously unrecorded work added, from photo found in RE archive.

- Figures on a Beach (1980s) : Previously unrecorded work added, from photo found in RE archive.

- Red Beach (1980s) : Unrecorded work found illustrated on the back of a private view card.

- Withdrawal from Dunkirk, June 1940 (1940) : Cover of 1942 catalogue added from the exhibition 'War Pictures by British Artists' that toured UK schools in 1942.

- Girl with Arms Crossed (1927) : Previously unrecorded work added, from photo found in RE archive.

- Moon through Mist, Hurst Castle Lighthouse (1980s) : Previously unrecorded work added, from photo found in RE archive.

- Screen (c1928) : Photo added of Richard standing in front of 'Screen'.

- The Tree (1921) : A photo found in the RE archive showing another version or early state of this work was added to the record.

- Boy With Cat (1945) : We have found a colour photo in the RE archive to illustrate this work which appeared in the 1945 Paintings for Children exhibition. It's bit out of focus, but we think the charm of the picture still comes through.

23
JUL

- The White House (1926) : Working title changed to title found on back of a photo in the RE archive.

- Boy with Jug (1920s) : Previously unrecorded work. Photo found in RE archive.

- Actors Troupe (1920s) : Previously unrecorded work. Photo found in RE archive.

- Woman resting in corner chair (1920s) : Previously unrecorded work. Photo found in RE archive.

22
JUL

- Girl with Guitar (c1929) : Photo of unrecorded work found in RE archive.

- Tuning the Guitar (1920s) : Photo of unrecorded work found in RE archive.

- Robin (1928) : We had temporarily attributed this work to 'Chorister' in Richard's first solo show, but we came across a photo of it with 'Robin' written on it in RE's hand, which turns out to be cat 23 in that very show.

- Chorister in Surplice, Master Speed (1927) : New record from photo found in RE archive.

- Boy Chorister in Cassock (c1928) : New record from photo found in RE archive.

21
JUL

- Ben Lomond (1926) : Working title updated to one confirmed on the back of a photo found in the RE archive. Related sketch added.

- Solent Evening (c1983) : B&W image found in the RE archive attributed to this work.

- Tanker on Horizon (1980) : B&W photo found in the RE archive to illustrate this work.

- Breakthrough, Chesil Beach (1981) : Colour photo found in archive to replace B&W version.

- Ship and Breakwater (1979) : B&W image of previously unrecorded work found in RE archive. Given a working title.

- Moon Through Clouds (1978) : Image found in RE archive to illustrate this work.

- The Red Chair (c1978) : B&W image found for this work in the RE archive.

- The Man on the Shore (1984) : B&W Image found in the RE archive attributed to this work.

20
JUL

- Landscape Wharfedale (1925) : Previously unrecorded work. Photo found in RE archive.

- The Crucifixion (1924) : First photo for this work found in RE archive.

19
JUL

- The Singer (1930) : Records of 'Portrait of a Lady' (1930) and 'The Singer' (c1931) have been merged. A caption in RE's hand on the back of a photo confirms that the original title of this work was 'The Singer', first shown in the NEAC 1931 winter exhibition.

18
JUL

- Summer (1926) : Working title 'Man and Woman walking' changed to 'Summer' as recorded on the back of a photo found in the RE archive.

4
JUL

- Boatbuilder’s Shed (c1943) : First image to be found of this work - illustrated in the book 'British Sea Fishermen' by Peter F Anson, first published in 1944.

28
JUN

- The New Forest (1939) : Better quality image supplied by the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

- Mousehole, Cornwall (1942) : First image to be found of this work - illustrated in the book 'British Sea Fishermen' by Peter F Anson, first published in 1944.

24
JUN
16
JUN

- The Rose (1959-60) : Photo replaced with better quality image provided by the University of Southampton.

15
JUN

- Whitby, North Yorkshire, to Represent Sheffield on Holiday (1960-61) : Photos of the Sheffield Hospital murals in situ added. New links cross referencing the mural studies and the finished works.

- Weymouth Bay (1980) : Photo changed for better quality image.

23
MAR

- Harbour Scene, Penzance (c1937) : status change: placed with Jenna Burlingham Gallery

20
FEB

- D-Day, Reconstruction - Beach Landing (1944) : Comment added with link to an article about cyclist soldiers.

19
JAN

- Candle on the Beach (1976) : The black and white photo of Candle on a Beach (1976) has been replaced with a colour version. The work has been added to a newly created theme set, 'Still life on a beach'.

20
NOV

- Dog and Figures on Beach (1975) : Photo added to work's record.

23
JUL

- Still Life of Flowers (1939) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

- Still life of flowers (1947) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

- Sea-Piece and Lighthouse (1951) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

- The Black Dog (1985) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

5
JUL
Another Palmerston Folly painting

Solent Fort and Helicopter (1953)

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- Solent Fort and Helicopter (1953) : Photo received and added to the record.

26
MAY
17
MAY

- Road Clear (1978) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

12
MAY

- The Epiphany (1973) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

3
MAY

- Lady with Dog, Shipping in the Solent (1969) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

2
MAY

- Passing Showers (1977) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

2
APR

- Sevenstones Lightship (1937) : Photo received and added to the work's record.

25
MAR

- Continental Port (1939) : Added auction of vintage print of Continental Port (1939) to References

19
MAR
Painting of Once Famous Dance Troupe?

Is this painting of 'Les Ballets Nègres', Europe's first black dance company?

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14
MAR

- Girl with a Cat (c1972) : Catalogue of the 1983 '10 Royal Academicians' show at the Fosse Gallery found. Picture for "Girl with a Cat" added, and details of other works in the show updated.

1
MAR

- Shipwreck (c1945) : In a letter, Richard's painter friend Bernard Dunstan mentions a nighttime view of a ship on fire he had seen of Richard's at a friend's house. Now Identified as 'Shipwreck' from the 1945 'Paintings for Children' exhibition. Photo received and added.

- Cloud Explosion (1987) : We knew from the RA 1988 catalogue about a work titled "Cloud Explosion'. We wondered what on earth it could be of. Now we know. We have found the owner and they have kindly sent us a photo.

26
FEB
Painting published in respected academic journal

Pictures for Schools: visual education in the classroom and the art gallery

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25
FEB

- Small White Beach with Bait Diggers (1981) : An entry in Richard's sales diary led us to the collector who has added to our list of previously undocumented works.

- Breeze in the Solent (1981) : Photo given to us and auction details added.

22
FEB
Newspaper Cuttings Album Reveals New Exhibitions, Works and Puppets

Richard kept a newspaper cuttings scrap book. Every time we dip into it we discover something new.

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- Winter Afternoon, Lyme (1932) : New comment regarding relationship between The French Gallery and the Goupil Gallery

16
FEB

- Off the Dorset Coast (1932) : Photo received and added to the work's record.

10
FEB

- Men of Straw (1957) : Reference to review by Frances Spalding of The Art of Richard Eurich.

9
FEB

- The Critics (1956) : York exhibition added to provenance. New reference.

7
FEB

- Plums (1960) : "not victoria plums" - comment added.

4
FEB

- The Shadow (1976) : Visionary comment added.

3
FEB

- Lyme Regis (1930) : New comment - "the bespectacled and moustachioed professor".

- The Rainbow (1937) : Poetic comment added.

2
FEB

- Greenham Common (1985) : Richard's granddaughter added her account of the Embrace the Base protest depicted in the painting..

1
FEB

- Candle on the Beach (1976) : Poem added to Comments

- Mavis Pope (1932) : How Mavis met Richard. An extract from Mavis's memoir added to Comments.

31
JAN
Paintings inspired by Lepe beach collected together

By far the largest set of works rooted in a single location.

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- Seascape with Cottages (1955) : B&W image added.

- Portland (1969) : B&W image added.

- The Wall, Burnsall (1974) : B&W image added.

- R.M.S. Queen Mary, First Arrival at Southampton (1936) : Better quality B&W image added.

- In Memoriam: Nagasaki (c1984) : B&W image added.

- Southampton Water (1973) : B&W image added.

- Thunderstorm over London (1959-60) : B&W image added.

29
JAN
Drawing of Richard's last studio prompts new page

Charles Shearer's 1986 drawing gave us the idea to build a page about all Richard's studios.

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- Still Life with Grapefruit and Celery (1955) : B&W image added.

28
JAN

- The Torrent (1922) : B&W image added.

27
JAN
New Image Sets kick off the work on the Sketch Archive

Fascinating set of sketches document Richard's time at Camberwell School of Art.

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22
DEC
National Gallery of Canada add colour image to catalogue

The 1938 "Staithes, Yorkshire" with its wartime connections to Vincent Massey brought alive in new photo.

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Catalogue updates:

- Hanging Stone (c1952 / c1969) : Records for Hanging Stone (c1952) and Hanging Stone (c1969) have been merged after discovery of a note that made it clear they describe the same work.

- Lincolnshire Farm (1963) : First photo for a work recorded in Richard's sales diary added.

- Farne (1965) : Better quality image added to record and links made to other Farne / Seahouses pictures.

- The Girl with the Drum, Fleetwood (1960) : Better quality image added to record and details amended.

- Still Life with Gourd and Shuttlecock (1954) : Better quality image added to record.

- Tile Decoration (1929) : A photo found in the RE archive has been matched to an existing record. It is the earliest commissioned work we have noted.

- Bait Diggers and Sunbathers (1981-85) : One of our visitors connected a sketch to a painting and that lead to another discovery.

- Found Objects (1960) : Title changed. Photos added to the record. Comments updated.

- The Black Brig (1936) : Exhibition at Waterman Fine Art in 1994 added to provenance.

- Dancing Sailor (c1928) : Previously unrecorded drawing found among letters that Richard had written to his wife Mavis.

- Stranded Boat (1981) : previously unrecorded work added, from photo found in RE archive.

- Figures on a Beach (1980s) : Previously unrecorded work added, from photo found in RE archive.

- Red Beach (1980s) : Unrecorded work found illustrated on the back of a private view card.

- Withdrawal from Dunkirk, June 1940 (1940) : Cover of 1942 catalogue added from the exhibition 'War Pictures by British Artists' that toured UK schools in 1942.

- Girl with Arms Crossed (1927) : Previously unrecorded work added, from photo found in RE archive.

- Moon through Mist, Hurst Castle Lighthouse (1980s) : Previously unrecorded work added, from photo found in RE archive.

- Screen (c1928) : Photo added of Richard standing in front of 'Screen'.

- The Tree (1921) : A photo found in the RE archive showing another version or early state of this work was added to the record.

- Boy With Cat (1945) : We have found a colour photo in the RE archive to illustrate this work which appeared in the 1945 Paintings for Children exhibition. It's bit out of focus, but we think the charm of the picture still comes through.

- The White House (1926) : Working title changed to title found on back of a photo in the RE archive.

- Boy with Jug (1920s) : Previously unrecorded work. Photo found in RE archive.

- Actors Troupe (1920s) : Previously unrecorded work. Photo found in RE archive.

- Woman resting in corner chair (1920s) : Previously unrecorded work. Photo found in RE archive.

- Girl with Guitar (c1929) : Photo of unrecorded work found in RE archive.

- Tuning the Guitar (1920s) : Photo of unrecorded work found in RE archive.

- Robin (1928) : We had temporarily attributed this work to 'Chorister' in Richard's first solo show, but we came across a photo of it with 'Robin' written on it in RE's hand, which turns out to be cat 23 in that very show.

- Chorister in Surplice, Master Speed (1927) : New record from photo found in RE archive.

- Boy Chorister in Cassock (c1928) : New record from photo found in RE archive.

- Ben Lomond (1926) : Working title updated to one confirmed on the back of a photo found in the RE archive. Related sketch added.

- Solent Evening (c1983) : B&W image found in the RE archive attributed to this work.

- Tanker on Horizon (1980) : B&W photo found in the RE archive to illustrate this work.

- Breakthrough, Chesil Beach (1981) : Colour photo found in archive to replace B&W version.

- Ship and Breakwater (1979) : B&W image of previously unrecorded work found in RE archive. Given a working title.

- Moon Through Clouds (1978) : Image found in RE archive to illustrate this work.

- The Red Chair (c1978) : B&W image found for this work in the RE archive.

- The Man on the Shore (1984) : B&W Image found in the RE archive attributed to this work.

- Landscape Wharfedale (1925) : Previously unrecorded work. Photo found in RE archive.

- The Crucifixion (1924) : First photo for this work found in RE archive.

- The Singer (1930) : Records of 'Portrait of a Lady' (1930) and 'The Singer' (c1931) have been merged. A caption in RE's hand on the back of a photo confirms that the original title of this work was 'The Singer', first shown in the NEAC 1931 winter exhibition.

- Summer (1926) : Working title 'Man and Woman walking' changed to 'Summer' as recorded on the back of a photo found in the RE archive.

- Boatbuilder’s Shed (c1943) : First image to be found of this work - illustrated in the book 'British Sea Fishermen' by Peter F Anson, first published in 1944.

- The New Forest (1939) : Better quality image supplied by the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

- Mousehole, Cornwall (1942) : First image to be found of this work - illustrated in the book 'British Sea Fishermen' by Peter F Anson, first published in 1944.

- The Rose (1959-60) : Photo replaced with better quality image provided by the University of Southampton.

- Whitby, North Yorkshire, to Represent Sheffield on Holiday (1960-61) : Photos of the Sheffield Hospital murals in situ added. New links cross referencing the mural studies and the finished works.

- Weymouth Bay (1980) : Photo changed for better quality image.

- Harbour Scene, Penzance (c1937) : status change: placed with Jenna Burlingham Gallery

- D-Day, Reconstruction - Beach Landing (1944) : Comment added with link to an article about cyclist soldiers.

- Candle on the Beach (1976) : The black and white photo of Candle on a Beach (1976) has been replaced with a colour version. The work has been added to a newly created theme set, 'Still life on a beach'.

- Dog and Figures on Beach (1975) : Photo added to work's record.

- Still Life of Flowers (1939) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

- Still life of flowers (1947) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

- Sea-Piece and Lighthouse (1951) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

- The Black Dog (1985) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

- Solent Fort and Helicopter (1953) : Photo received and added to the record.

- Road Clear (1978) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

- The Epiphany (1973) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

- Lady with Dog, Shipping in the Solent (1969) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

- Passing Showers (1977) : Image replaced with better quality photo.

- Sevenstones Lightship (1937) : Photo received and added to the work's record.

- Continental Port (1939) : Added auction of vintage print of Continental Port (1939) to References

- Girl with a Cat (c1972) : Catalogue of the 1983 '10 Royal Academicians' show at the Fosse Gallery found. Picture for "Girl with a Cat" added, and details of other works in the show updated.

- Shipwreck (c1945) : In a letter, Richard's painter friend Bernard Dunstan mentions a nighttime view of a ship on fire he had seen of Richard's at a friend's house. Now Identified as 'Shipwreck' from the 1945 'Paintings for Children' exhibition. Photo received and added.

- Cloud Explosion (1987) : We knew from the RA 1988 catalogue about a work titled "Cloud Explosion'. We wondered what on earth it could be of. Now we know. We have found the owner and they have kindly sent us a photo.

- Small White Beach with Bait Diggers (1981) : An entry in Richard's sales diary led us to the collector who has added to our list of previously undocumented works.

- Breeze in the Solent (1981) : Photo given to us and auction details added.

- Winter Afternoon, Lyme (1932) : New comment regarding relationship between The French Gallery and the Goupil Gallery

- Off the Dorset Coast (1932) : Photo received and added to the work's record.

- Men of Straw (1957) : Reference to review by Frances Spalding of The Art of Richard Eurich.

- The Critics (1956) : York exhibition added to provenance. New reference.

- Plums (1960) : "not victoria plums" - comment added.

- The Shadow (1976) : Visionary comment added.

- Lyme Regis (1930) : New comment - "the bespectacled and moustachioed professor".

- The Rainbow (1937) : Poetic comment added.

- Greenham Common (1985) : Richard's granddaughter added her account of the Embrace the Base protest depicted in the painting..

- Candle on the Beach (1976) : Poem added to Comments

- Mavis Pope (1932) : How Mavis met Richard. An extract from Mavis's memoir added to Comments.

- Seascape with Cottages (1955) : B&W image added.

- Portland (1969) : B&W image added.

- The Wall, Burnsall (1974) : B&W image added.

- R.M.S. Queen Mary, First Arrival at Southampton (1936) : Better quality B&W image added.

- In Memoriam: Nagasaki (c1984) : B&W image added.

- Southampton Water (1973) : B&W image added.

- Thunderstorm over London (1959-60) : B&W image added.

- Still Life with Grapefruit and Celery (1955) : B&W image added.

- The Torrent (1922) : B&W image added.

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